Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2712

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Common, endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Look for it in moist forests and rock outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Blackish
Achene

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rudbeckia triloba var. rupestris   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-61-005?:
Rudbeckia triloba   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Blue Ridge Three-lobed Coneflower, Brown-eyed Susan