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Picture of Black-eyed Susan
Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta L.


Plant Description:

  • Hairy, straight and rough-stemmed plant growing up to 60 cm tall
  • Leaves are round-bottomed, narrowing to a rounded point at the tip.
  • Lower leaves are stalked while upper ones are smaller and stalkless
  • Yellow ray flowers surrounding a dark brown centre; one flower per stalk
  • Widespread, dry prairie plant
  • Found at Stop 1


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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