Sunday 14 May 2023

The Mexican Hat Flowers in the City Garden – Part 1 – Nature 72

When we walk through one of our city gardens, we saw plants or flowers with “a strange shape.” What interesting of these flowers?



Image 1- A Mexican hat flower with green stalk

After searching with Google ID, the flower was identified as a Mexican hat flower. Some interesting appearances that we could observe its leafless stalk, and look like a “peak” of Mexican hat at glance.

The stalk colors could be green (mainly), brown or mix of colors. I believe the change of colors depend on its maturity.

The flower has scientific name Ratibida columnifera. In addition to the Mexican hat flower, its other common names are: long-headed coneflowers and prairie coneflowers.



Image 2- Flowers in the garden

Then, from internet searching, the native of this flower at least come from three different places:

- American Midwest
- North Mexico
- Madagascar



Image 3- Flowers with green stalks

# To be continued to part 2

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26 comments:

  1. Hello!
    What interesting flowers! I haven't seen them before. they look great :)
    Greetings from Poland!

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  2. Muy original y poco vista esta flor de sombrero mexicano con tallo verde. Confieso que es la primera vez que veo una, y me ha sorprendido el colorido y la composición que muestra. Gracias por todo ello.
    Un abrazo

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  3. Una flor preciosa, gracias por compartirla. Besote y feliz semana.

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  4. The hat flower looks so special

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  5. Muito interessante esta partilha, minha amiga. Desconhecia esta flor. Muito original.
    Excelentes dicas.
    Votos de uma excelente semana!
    Beijinhos.

    Mário Margaride

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  6. Useful information, Thank you for sharing.
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  7. Nunca la había visto.
    Ahora ya sí.
    Gracias.

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  8. A Natureza é linda !! :)
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    Um paraíso dentro do meu pensamento
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    Beijos. Votos de uma excelente semana.

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  9. No la conocía. Es preciosa. Gracias por compartir.
    👏🏼

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    1. I see ....

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  10. I loved <3

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  11. Bellissimi, mai visti da noi...

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  12. They look beautiful, I've never seen them before.

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  13. These are such a unique looking flower. It's almost looks like a small cactus and flower were combined into one!

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    1. you are right..... but the plants smaller than cactus...

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  14. They are pretty flowers, I like the colors. Take care, have a great week!

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    1. agree...

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  15. How exotic! Nothing like these seen in the UK where I am, so I have enjoyed these photos!
    Have a lovely week
    Wren x

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    1. they are attractive for many pollinators as well....

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  16. Never seen before. It`s a beautiful bloom and very interesting to read about.

    Thank you for sharing, dear blogfriend and being part of
    MosaicMonday

    Wish you a wonderful week, hugs by Heidrun

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  17. I had some of those growing in the past...Michelle

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