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Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) French names: Rudbeckie hérissée

Family: Composite Family (Asteraceae)

Flowers: Yellow

Height: 30-80 cm (11-31 in)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 374   

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: hirta: rough

Photographs: 99 photographs available, of which 5 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Black-eyed Susan flowers are quite distinctive.

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
Photograph by Graham Buck

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Side view of Black-eyed Susan flower head.

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Nice patch of Black-eyed Susan.

Range map for Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

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The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

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