Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Rudbeckia fulgida Aiton var. speciosa (Wender.) Perdue image
Photographer: from USDA Plants website           
Family Asteraceae
Rudbeckia fulgida Aiton var. speciosa (Wender.) Perdue
eastern coneflower, orange coneflower, showy coneflower
Rudbeckia: named after the Swedish father and son who were professors of botany and predecessors of Linnaeus, O.J. Rudbeck (1630-1702) and O.O. Rudbeck (1660-1740)
fulgida: shining, gleaming, glittering
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 2'-4' tall forb
Flower: head 1 1/2" wide with yellow rays; blooms July-Sept.
Habitat: full to partial sun; moderate moisture; in loamy soil
(Glossary)

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Rudbeckia speciosa Wender.

         
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