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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Genus of perennial wildflowers of North American plains and prairies.

Usage examples (6)
  • Ratibida makes so many good seed heads, try taking a whole one once dry and smushing it into the soil to see if a seedling or two results.
  • Ratibida, named because the central disk rises so high that the dainty bloom looks like a sombrero.
  • The columnar cones and fine-textured foliage of Ratibida columnifera distinguish it from other coneflowers.
  • There you will learn that the plant's botanical name is Ratibida columnifera, and that its aroma repels deer. for more
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