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Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Rudbeckia subtomentosa Pursh
Sweet coneflower, Sweet black-eyed Susan
USDA Symbol: RUSU
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
1-4 ft. stems with downy, oval leaves. Bright-yellow ray flowers surround a center of dark disk flowers.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
AR , CT , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MO , MS , NC , NY , OK , TN , TX , WI Native Distribution:
IN to LA, w. to WI, IA & OK Native Habitat:
Wet prairies; woodland edges; roadsides USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
American Native Nursery
- Quakertown, PAPrairie Nursery
- Westfield, WI
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Record Modified: 2012-12-09
Research By: TWC Staff