OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Rudbeckia heliopsidis   FAMILY Asteraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rudbeckia heliopsidis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Rudbeckia heliopsidis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-61-002:
Rudbeckia heliopsidis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rudbeckia heliopsidis

 

COMMON NAME:
Sunfacing Coneflower, Pineywoods Coneflower


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image of Rudbeckia heliopsidis, Sunfacing Coneflower, Pineywoods Coneflower

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_r_heliopsidis2

August    Moore County    NC

image of Rudbeckia heliopsidis, Sunfacing Coneflower, Pineywoods Coneflower

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_r_heliopsidis2b

August    Moore County    NC

6-12 ray florets, 15-30mm long, spreading, per Flora of North America.

image of Rudbeckia heliopsidis, Sunfacing Coneflower, Pineywoods Coneflower

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_r_heliopsidis2c

August    Moore County    NC

Stems villous to glabrate. Leaf blades elliptic, lanceolate or ovate, and flat, per Flora of North America.

image of Rudbeckia heliopsidis, Sunfacing Coneflower, Pineywoods Coneflower

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_r_heliopsidis6

August    Moore County    NC

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Rudbeckia heliopsidis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rudbeckia heliopsidis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Rudbeckia heliopsidis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-61-002:
Rudbeckia heliopsidis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rudbeckia heliopsidis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1897

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: limestone or sandstone streambanks and barrens, pinelands, roadside relict woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomatous

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Blackish-purple
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers sterile
Flower heads with 6-12 ray flowers
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown/Black
Achene

 

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