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Brown-eyed Susan [Rudbeckia trilby]

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Common Name: Brown-eyed Susan
Scientic Name: Rudbeckia trilby
Colors: Yellow
Months Appearing: August, September

Differentiated from Black-eyed Susan by smaller, more numerous flowers with fewer rays.

Also called Thin-leaved coneflower and Three-lobed coneflower.  Native.

Fower: Yellow daisy like 1-2 inches in diameter with 6-13 rays. Center is dark purple to brown in color and conical in shape

Leaves: 2-4 inches. Rough on both sides. Lowest leaves are three lobed.

Prefer moist soil and partial shade. Norh End Riverside Park, Big Rapids, Michigan. 9/3, 6642. 6644 .6648