Black-eyed Susan, Common black-eyed Susan, Brown-eyed Susan Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol:RUHI2 USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Brown -Eyed Susan
Location: 35 m from Ira Lee Rd., at rear of vacant lot on W side of Barcom Court--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Full sun. Above average water. Alkaline, alluvial soil.
Description: Erect annual,to 50 cm tall; few branched below middle. Leaves alternate, lanceolate, sessile, pubescent, obscurely toothed, longer than broad. Peduncles about 1/3 height of plant. Involucre hemispheric. Ray flowers yellow w/minute brown spot basally on some, 5 x 15 cm tall, sterile. Disk brown, 1+ cm wide x 1.5 cm tall. Phyllaries in two rows, outer nearly equal rays.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 26, 1988
Specimen number: 350