USDA Symbol:RACO3 USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Mexican Hat, Long Headed Coneflower
Location: Warwick Farms at intersection of Hunters Stream and Hunters Vale.
Habitat: Growing out of street and curb (no visible soil). Sun most of the day.
Description: Leaves alternate, lanceolate, about 3x25 mm wide/long. Stem rough with vertical ridges (striate). Flowers terminal on stems to 37 cm long. Disk flowers on cone shaped structure. About 7 ray flowers, dark reddish brown. About seven phyllaries. Plant height about 60 cm.
Collector: Cecil Mayo
Collection Date: May 5, 1993
Specimen number: 001