Ratibida peduncularis var. picta
Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 74. 1935.
Leaves lyrate-pinnate, 2–14 × 1–6.5 cm, lobes 3–7 (terminal lobes lanceolate-ovate, toothed to parted, 3–50 mm wide). Ray corollas mostly purple, sometimes with some yellow. Cypselae pectinate-fimbriate (adaxial margins). 2n = 28.
Phenology: Flowering Apr–Oct.
Habitat: Sandy seacoasts
Elevation: 0–50 m
Variety picta has been reported to hybridize with var. peduncularis (E. L. Richards 1968) and Ratibida columnifera (S. W. Jackson 1963).