Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2713

Forb
Annual/Biennial/Perennial

Native
Documented growing wild in (GA) (NC) (SC)

Common

Look for it on roadsides, in fields, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Blackish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-61-006?:
Rudbeckia hirta   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Weedy Black-eyed Susan