Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4303

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare (a Southern Appalachian endemic)

Look for it on seepy mafic or limestone cliffs, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Blackish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Rudbeckia triloba var. beadlei   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rudbeckia triloba var. pinnatiloba   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

LESS THAN (MISSPELLED) Vascular flora of Illinois (Mohlenbrock, 2014)
Rudbeckia triloba var. beadleyi

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Chauncey's Coneflower


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image of Rudbeckia triloba var. beadlei, Chauncey's Coneflower

JK Marlow    jkm190801_0383

August    Buncombe County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Rudbeckia triloba var. beadlei, Chauncey's Coneflower

JK Marlow    jkm190801_0391

August    Buncombe County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Rays yellow, 1.5-3cm long; disc flowers blackish-purple, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Rudbeckia triloba var. beadlei, Chauncey's Coneflower

JK Marlow    jkm190801_0392

August    Buncombe County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Rudbeckia triloba var. beadlei, Chauncey's Coneflower

JK Marlow    jkm190801_0438

August    Buncombe County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

At least some leaves on a plant 5-7 lobed, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Rudbeckia triloba var. beadlei, Chauncey's Coneflower

JK Marlow    jkm190801_0448

August    Buncombe County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Occurs on seepy mafic or limestone cliffs, per Weakley's Flora.