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Rudbeckia californica (California coneflower)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Rudbeckia californica

Rudbeckia californica A. Gray

California Coneflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: RUCA3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov



Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Rudbeckia californica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Rudbeckia californica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Rudbeckia californica


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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