Carolinas and Georgia

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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. triloba   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-61-005:
Rudbeckia triloba   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Three-lobed Coneflower, Brown-eyed Susan, Thin-Leaved Coneflower


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

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in GA Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

 

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

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Rudbeckia triloba var. triloba   FAMILY Asteraceae

Common Three-lobed Coneflower, Brown-eyed Susan, Thin-Leaved Coneflower