mexican hat :
- n coneflower with flower heads resembling a Mexican hat with a tall red-brown disk and drooping yellow or yellow and red-brown rays; grows in the great plains along base of Rocky Mountains
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- In the High Desert Garden: Colorful Mexican Hat fits the area
Provided photo • The colorful Mexican Hat is well-suited for local weather conditions. I love the Sunflower family; it contains so many interesting plants suited for our conditions. One of them is the Mexican Hat, also called prairie coneflower or yellow coneflower. While its cousin, the purple coneflower- Echinacea purpurea (asteraceae), doesn’t like my soil and is short-lived in my heavy clay ...
July 14, 2013 - The Sierra Vista Herald