Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa (Wender.) Perdue
Family: Asteraceae
eastern coneflower,  more...
[Rudbeckia speciosa Wender.]
Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa image
Etymology: Rudbeckia: named after the Swedish father and son who were professors of botany and predecessors of Linnaeus, O.J. Rudbeck (1630-1702) and O.O. Rudbeck (1660-1740)
Plants: erect, perennial, 2'-4' tall forb
Flowers: head 1 1/2" wide with yellow rays; blooms July-Sept.
Habitat: full to partial sun; moderate moisture; in loamy soil
Conservation Status: Native
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