Pinnate prairie coneflower/Yellow coneflower
Ratibida pinnata (Vent.) Barnh.
Family: Asteraceae (aster)
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- Insect Type Attracted:
- Natural Enemy,
- Northern Lower Peninsula,
- Southern Lower Peninsula,
- Upper Peninsula
- Soil Moisture:
Natural enemies attracted
Moderately attractive: Chalcidoidea, Orius insidiousus, and Thomisidae.
Mildly attractive: Empididae, Syrphidae, Salticidae, Nabidae, Dolichopodidae, Chlamydatus associatus, Aeolothripidae, Chrysopidae, Braconidae, Cynipoidea and Plagiognathus politus.
Moderately attractive: bees including sweat bees, digger bees, cuckoo bees, small and large carpenter bees, and bumble bees.
Highly attractive: lygus bugs.
Moderately attractive: leafhoppers.
Mildly attractive: thrips, leaf beetles, Japanese beetles, aphids, froghoppers and tephritid fruit flies.