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NC Native Plant Society:
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Rudbeckia laciniata

Cutleaf Coneflower, Goldenglow, Green-headed Coneflower

Scientific Name:

Rudbeckia laciniata

Genus:

Rudbeckia

Species Epithet:

laciniata

Common Name:

Cutleaf Coneflower, Goldenglow, Green-headed Coneflower

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

3-6 ft., 6-12 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow, Green

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

July, August, September, October

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

“Brownwater river floodplains and bottomlands, brownwater creeksides and streamsides, roadsides through the above, clearings and meadows near the above. Essentially a wetland species of rich soil habitats.”[Vascular Plants of North Carolina]. Common in NC mountains and piedmont, uncommon in coastal plain and rare or absent on the sandhills.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate, Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Recommended and Available

State Rank:

S5: Secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

Notes:

Three varieties list in NC: var. digitata, var. humilis, and var. laciniata.
Colonial and self-sows exurberantly.

North Carolina mountains along the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Scientific Name is Rudbeckia laciniata. You will likely hear them called Cutleaf Coneflower, Goldenglow, Green-headed Coneflower. This picture shows the  of Rudbeckia laciniata

Bettina Darveaux

Close-up of flower showing dome-shaped green disk

Orange County, NC

The Scientific Name is Rudbeckia laciniata. You will likely hear them called Cutleaf Coneflower, Goldenglow, Green-headed Coneflower. This picture shows the Close-up of flower showing dome-shaped green disk of Rudbeckia laciniata

Bettina Darveaux

Large leaves with numerous lobes

Orange County, NC

The Scientific Name is Rudbeckia laciniata. You will likely hear them called Cutleaf Coneflower, Goldenglow, Green-headed Coneflower. This picture shows the Large leaves with numerous lobes of Rudbeckia laciniata

Bettina Darveaux

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://auth1.dpr.ncparks.gov/flora/species_account.php

https://nc.audubon.org/conservation/bird-friendly-communities/bird-friendly-native-plants

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/rudbeckia-laciniata/

https://gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org/species/rudbeckia/laciniata/



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