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Cut-leaved Coneflower

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Rudbeckia lanciniata

Flower Description:

2 to 25 flower heads at the top of the plant, single at the tips of long stalks and the tips of branching stems. Flowers are 2 to 3 inches across with 6 to 12 droopy yellow petals (ray flowers). The center disk is ½ to ¾ inch across, initially a green, dome-shaped cone; when the tubular yellow disk flowers bloom it takes on a bulbous shape.

Season BloomJuly - September
HabitatPart shade, sun; moist fields, woodland edges, along shores, floodplains, swamps, wet ditches
Leaf DescriptionBasal and lower stem leaves are large, to 10 inches long and wide, deeply lobed in 3 to 7 segments, irregularly toothed, on stalks up to 4 inches long.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Partial Shade, Sun
LocationShoreline, Rain Garden, Woodland