Rudbeckia hirta

Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
AKA: Brown-eyed Susan
Photo taken on: July 20, 2009
Location: San Isabel National Forest, CO
Life Zones: Plains to montane
Habitat: Dry meadows and slopes

Grows to 24" tall with a purplish hairy stem and mostly basal leaves. Flower disk is mounded compared to the flat Sunflower.

Rudbeckia hirta

Flora of North America reference.

Yellow Single Flowers