Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Brown-eyed Susan

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Rudbekia triloba

Flower Description:

Stems have 1-2 flowers heads; bright yellow ray florets around a brown-black flattened disk.

FamilyAster
Season BloomMid-late summer
HabitatA showy plant, until after blooming and then can appear a bit untidy. Self pollinated, but attracts numerous bees, wasps and medium-sized butterflies.
CycleBiennial
Height5'
Leaf DescriptionLeaves are alternate, 4' long and 2' across. Lanceolate to ovate and coarse textured due to minute hairs.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Sun
LocationWoodland