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NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Details

Rudbeckia subtomentosa

Sweet Coneflower, Sweet Black-eyed Susan

Scientific Name:

Rudbeckia subtomentosa

Genus:

Rudbeckia

Species Epithet:

subtomentosa

Common Name:

Sweet Coneflower, Sweet Black-eyed Susan

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

3-6 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow, Brown

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

July, August, September

Habitat Description:

Moist to dry woodlands, prairies, disturbed areas. Weakley says it is known from only one specimen in Orange Co. NC, and believes it is an introduction. Vascular Plants of North Carolina does not list it.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

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

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

Notes:

Cultivars available.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=RUSU

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



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