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Natural Sciences Professor Laura Alexander

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Black-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta
Aster Asteraceae family

Leaves: Leaves and stems are very bristly-hairy. Stem leaves are slightly toothed.

Flower: A big, single, slender-stemmed blossom with its numerous (10-20) long petals, daisylike rays and chocolate-colored centered disk.

Form/habitat: Grows to be 1-3 feet in height. Found in dry fields, roadsides, open woods and waste places.

NWI Status: FACU-

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