Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1275

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in (GA) (NC) (SC)

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full sun partial shade ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, usually also basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Blackish-purple
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers sterile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Rudbeckia fulgida +   FAMILY Asteraceae

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rudbeckia fulgida +   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-61-003:
Rudbeckia fulgida   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Orange Coneflower, Eastern Coneflower


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JK Marlow    jkm140625_370

June    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

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JK Marlow    jkm140625_370b

June    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

Prongs of Y-shaped styles short & blunt, vs. slender & pointed in R. hirta, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

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JK Marlow    jkm140625_374

June    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

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JK Marlow    jkm140625_375

June    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

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JK Marlow    jkm080729_017

July    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

A multitude of blossoms w deep yellow ray flowers & dark brown disk flowers, per Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee.

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JK Marlow    jkm160727_383

July    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

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JK Marlow    jkm120815_584

August    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

In var. speciosa, upper stem leaves not typically reduced, rays 20-40mm long, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm120815_693

August    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

Phyllaries to 2cm, per Flora of North America.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE involucral bracts of Black-eyed Susan and Cutleaf Coneflower

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_rudbeckia_fulgida_7

August        

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JK Marlow    jkm060928_103

September    York County    SC

Utility right-of-way

Leaves are rough, ovate, toothed, primarily basal with a few stem leaves, per Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee.

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JK Marlow    jkm060928_108

September    York County    SC

Utility right-of-way

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_rudbeckia_fulgida

September        

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_rudbeckia_fulgida_1_2

October        

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JK Marlow    jkm081110_053

November    Buncombe County    NC

NC Arboretum

Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii - 'Goldstrum'