Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2567

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Common

Look for it in seeps, bog edges, brookbanks, moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis   FAMILY Asteraceae

(?) LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rudbeckia laciniata var. digitata   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-61-001?:
Rudbeckia laciniata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis

 

COMMON NAME:
Blue Ridge Cutleaf Coneflower


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image of Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis

JK Marlow    jkm0408c_31

August    Transylvania County    NC

Pisgah National Forest: Pisgah Ranger District

image of Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis

JK Marlow    jkm0408c_34

August    Transylvania County    NC

Pisgah National Forest: Pisgah Ranger District

Basal and lower stem leaves 1-5 lobed, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis

JK Marlow    jkm0408d_11

August    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis

JK Marlow    jkm0408d_12

August    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis

JK Marlow    jkm0408d_13

August    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Disc almost globose or hemispheric; rays 3-4cm long, often reflexed, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis

JK Marlow    jkm0408d_20

August    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Disc florets bisexual and fertile; corollas yellow to yellowish green, per Flora of North America.

image of Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis

JK Marlow    jkm130927_613

September    Transylvania County    NC

Involucral bracts lanceolate to oblanceolate, essentially glabrous, acute, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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

image of Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis

JK Marlow    jkm140906_305

September    Jackson County    NC

image of Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis

JK Marlow    jkm140906_306

September    Jackson County    NC

image of Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis

JK Marlow    jkm140906_308

September    Jackson County    NC

image of Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis

Steve Marlow    snm140907_059

September    Transylvania County    NC

image of Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis

JK Marlow    jkm121006_265

October    Washington County    VA

Virginia Creeper Trail

image of Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis

JK Marlow    jkm121006_266

October    Washington County    VA

Virginia Creeper Trail