Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1278

Forb
Perennial

Native: south central US
Documented growing wild in - - SC

Rare, cultivated & rarely persisting

Look for it on disturbed ground, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Maroon
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers sterile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Achene

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rudbeckia maxima   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Giant Coneflower