Carolinas and Georgia

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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

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rudbeckia laciniata var. digitata   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-61-001?:
Rudbeckia laciniata   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Blue Ridge Cutleaf Coneflower


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

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Common

 

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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Rudbeckia laciniata var. humilis   FAMILY Asteraceae

Blue Ridge Cutleaf Coneflower