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Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa

Rudbeckia fulgida Aiton var. speciosa (Wender.) Perdue

Orange Coneflower, Showy Coneflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii, Rudbeckia gloriosa, Rudbeckia speciosa, Rudbeckia speciosa var. sullivantii, Rudbeckia sullivantii

USDA Symbol: RUFUS3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DE , GA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MI , MO , NJ , NY , OH , PA , VA , WI , WV

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa

Metadata

Record Modified: 2019-05-17
Research By: CBR

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