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Rudbeckia hirta L.
blackeyed Susan

       
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Rudbeckia hirta L.

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Distribution:
Rudbeckia hirta L.

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Distribution Map Legend

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USA (AK, AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY), CAN (AB, BC, MB, NB, NF, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK)

Subordinate Taxa:
Rudbeckia hirta L.

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Distribution of Rudbeckia hirta L. var. angustifolia (T.V. Moore) Perdue. .
Rudbeckia hirta var. angustifolia
blackeyed Susan
Distribution of Rudbeckia hirta L. var. floridana (T.V. Moore) Perdue. .
Rudbeckia hirta var. floridana
blackeyed Susan
Distribution of Rudbeckia hirta L. var. hirta. . Image Available.
Rudbeckia hirta var. hirta
blackeyed Susan
Distribution of Rudbeckia hirta L. var. pulcherrima Farw.. . Image Available.
Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima
blackeyed Susan
Plant is native (blue) Native   Plant is introduced Introduced
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Classification:
Rudbeckia hirta L.

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Domain
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae – Aster family
Genus Rudbeckia L. – coneflower
Species Rudbeckia hirta L. – blackeyed Susan
 

Threatened and Endangered Information:
Rudbeckia hirta L.

The related entity italicized and indented below is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.

New York:
Rudbeckia hirta var. hirta
black-eyed-susan              Endangered
 

U.S. Weed Information:
Rudbeckia hirta L.

blackeyed Susan

This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below. This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.

SWSS        Southern Weed Science Society. 1998. Weeds of the United States and Canada. CD-ROM. Southern Weed Science Society. Champaign, Illinois.
 

Introduced Information:
Rudbeckia hirta L.

This plant is introduced to some part of the PLANTS Floristic Area, though it may be native in other parts. Click on link below for a partial or complete list of PFA introduced plants.

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Wildlife Habitat Values:

Rudbeckia hirta L.

  Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Source Large Mammals Food Large Mammals Cover Small Mammals Food Small Mammals Cover Water Birds Food Water Birds Cover Terrestrial Birds Food Terrestrial Birds Cover
Everitt Low           Low  
Miller Minor           Minor  

Wildlife Habitat Values

 

Everitt, J.H., D.L. Drawe, and R.I. Lonard. 1999. Field guide to the broad leaved herbaceous plants of South Texas used by livestock and wildlife. Texas Tech University Press, Lubbock.

Miller, J.H., and K.V. Miller. 1999. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. Southern Weed Science Society.

 

More Accounts and Images:
Rudbeckia hirta L.

View photographs from CalPhotos.

View species account from USDA Forest Service Fire Effects Information System (FEIS).

View species account, photographs, and distribution from USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants.

View species account from ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN).

View taxonomic account from Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) for ITIS Taxonomic Serial Number 36765.

View species account and distribution map from Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley).

View species account from Kemper Center for Home Gardening.

View species account and photographs from Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (NPIN).

View species account from Native American Ethnobotany (University of Michigan - Dearborn).

View 3 propagation protocols from Native Plants Network.

View species account, photographs, and distribution from University of Washington Burke Museum.

 

Related Web Sites:
Rudbeckia hirta L.

BorealForest.org

CT-Connecticut Botanical Society

Canada-Saskatchewan Native Plants & Wildflowers

FL-Floridata

FL-University of Florida Extension

IL-Illinois State Museum

IL-Weeds of the North Central States

KY-Wildflowers of Western Kentucky

MD-State Plants

MI-Department of Natural Resources

MO-MBG Plant Finder

NC-Plant Fact Sheets

OK-Noble Foundation Plant Image Gallery

TX-Central Texas Plants

TX-TAMU Cooperative Extension-Wildflowers in Bloom

UK-Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

 
 
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