black-eyed susan


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black-eyed Susan

or

yellow daisy,

North American daisylike wildflower (Rudbeckia hirta) of the family Asteraceae (asteraster
[Gr.,=star], common name for the Asteraceae (Compositae), the aster family, in North America, name for plants of the genus Aster, sometimes called wild asters, and for a related plant more correctly called China aster (Callistephus chinensis
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 family) with yellow rays and a dark brown center. It is a weedy biennial or annual and grows in dry places. The black-eyed Susan and the other rudbeckias are also called yellow coneflowers. The most widely cultivated is the golden glow (R. laciniata hortensia), a tall double-blossomed perennial. Black-eyed Susans are classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Asterales, family Asteraceae.
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black-eyed susan

black-eyed susan

Yellow flowers in the sunflower family with very dark brown center. Long pointy hairy leaves. Sometimes called “Yellow Echinacea” because of it’s shape and immune system-boosting properties. Root tea used to expel worms. Astringent, diuretic. Roots can be used like Echinacea, but not seed heads.

black-eyed susan

of Maryland. [Flower Symbolism: Golenpaul, 633]
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Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia): tolerates drought; fares well in full sun to light shade; extended blooming season; good for mass plantings, groundcover, and naturalizing.
Flowers of Black-eyed Susan are composite, and are actually made up of small outer "ray" florets and central "disk" florets.
For the remainder of the century and into our own Jerrold's Black-Eyed Susan was often staged and Mrs.
Saving the side yard for last, Rubie begins a tour of her incredible gardens with the patio, which is more like a richly decorated room, with its scored and stained concrete "floor" and an arbor "ceiling" thickly covered in black-eyed Susan vine, climbing fern, and, remarkably, a potato vine bearing potatoes.
To lure butterflies to your garden, try planting black-eyed Susan, milkweed, coreopsis, day lily, goldenrod, hibiscus, marigold, purple coneflower, rosemary, dill, verbena, phlox, zinnias, marigolds, daisies, thistles, butterfly bush, Mexican sunflower, yellow cosmos and candle bush.
Leave perennial plants such as coneflower, black-eyed Susan and other spent flower heads for the birds to enjoy.
And so the gardens lapsed into phlox, black-eyed Susan, daisy, he loves me, he loves me not, he loves me
Black-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta is a biennial that grows 30-60 cm tall (12"-24").
They are relics from a time when a black-eyed susan could make someone homesick for Maryland.
A desaturase called stearoyl delta-9, from the black-eyed Susan vine, places a double bond between the ninth and tenth carbons in a straight, 18-carbon-long fat.
Other tried-and-true nectar plants include lantana, liatris, scabiosa, Mexican sunflower, verbena,joe-pye weed, zinnia, marigold, cosmos, phlox, butterfly weed, aster, coneflower, black-eyed Susan, blanketflower, yarrow, bee balm lavender, sage, and oregano.
Jerrold achieved success in the theater with Black-Eyed Susan (1829), a nautical melodrama based on an 18th-century ballad by John Gay.