Ratibida Tagetes, or more commonly know as Green Prairie Coneflower, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Ratibida. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 1 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during late summer, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Ratibida Tagetes or Green Prairie Coneflower's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, Colorado, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wyoming.
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