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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.
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black-eyed susan

of Maryland. [Flower Symbolism: Golenpaul, 633]
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In summer, black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) infuses the garden with brilliant yellow daisylike blooms.
In the garden and in the meadow, Black-eyed Susans provide bright golden-yellow flowers throughout late summer and into the fall.
Black-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta is a biennial that grows 30-60 cm tall (12"-24").
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The summer display boasts colorful annuals, including coneflowers, black-eyed Susans, joe-pye weed, rhododendrons, azaleas and peonies.
Native wildflowers such as black-eyed susans and phlox also bring them in, as does the aptly named bee balm, a hardy, spreading perennial that Native Americans used for tea.
Unlike other black-eyed Susans, 'Prairie Sun' has pale green centers surrounded by 3- to 6-inch-wide daisies.
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