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Black-eyed Susan

Rudbeckia serotina
Black-eyed Susan


Found very commonly in fields and on roadsides.


Flowers have bright yellow petals with brown central disc. The stem is hairy. Up to 3' - blooms summer to fall.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

  • Flower Type: Flower Regular with 7+ petals - composite form

  • Flower Color: Yellow petals (rays), brown center

  • Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

  • Plant Type: Wildflower

  • Leaf Type: Elliptical-shaped and toothed
Black-eyed Susan

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