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Wildflowers - Upright Prairie-Coneflower

Prairie Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Mexican Hat - Ratibida columnifera, R. Columnaris
Prairie Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Mexican Hat - Ratibida columnifera, R. Columnaris
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
The Upright Prairie Coneflower is one of the dominant species on the prairie. It is a perennial with a spreading root system.

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Field Milkvetch

The Field Milkvetch has a colorful flower which is often overlooked because it tends to grow hidden in the grass. Color can vary to reddish-purple. More...