Gray-headed Coneflower

(Ratibida pinnata)

Aster Family

Gray-headed Coneflower

A perennial of open places and edges of woods with hairy, slender, erect stems, growing 1 to 3 feet tall. The alternate, divided leaves growing up to 7 inches long are covered with short, gray hairs. The 3 inch wide, showy flower heads have less than 1 inch tall raised grayish centers that are surrounded by up to 13 drooping, yellow rays.

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