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Black-Eyed Susan

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Rebecia Hirta\Black-Eyed Susan 






  Common Name- Blacked eyed Susan

Scientific Name- Rudbeckia Hirta

                                                                                                                        Plant Family- Asterac

Other Names- Yellow Daisy, Brown-eyed Susan, Brown Betty, Gloriosa Daisy, GoldenJerusalem, Poor-land Daisy, Yellow ox-eye daisy.


Habitat: Mesic to dry prairies, Mesic to dry upland forests, Particularly  rocky areas as well as savannas and lime stone glades. Also lives in Pastures, Roadsides, Railroads, and even wast lands.

Bloom Period: June to October

Threats: Urban development, Fires, Weed Invasions, Habitat Loss, Fragmentation, Degradation.

Interesting Facts: The first true leaves are about 2 centimeters long and have rounded elliptical shape. The leaves have really visible (white) hairs on the outer third of the leaf blade.

  Look A likes: Because it grows very rapidly.











 Flowering Plant 2-3 inches in diameter, And the black-eyed susan can get up to 16-24'' tall


 http://www.bio.brandeis.edu/fieldbio/Wildflowers_Kimonis_Kramer/IMAGES/Edited_Images/black_eyed_susan1_SIZED_LARGE.jpg                       Rudbeckia hirta (black eyed Susan) - leaf - stemBlack-eyed Susan 6 inches long[juvenile}                                                      http://www.cas.vanderbilt.edu/bioimages/image/r/ruhi2-lfstem27282.htm                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Black-eyed Susan SeedsBlack-eyed Susan seeds                                                                                                                        http://grownative.org/native-plant-info/seedling-identification/black-eyed-susan/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Disclaimer-The info in the Prairie Plant Guide was collected and composed by the 5th graders,we apologize for any inaccuracies.


  • Different plant but some plant family.

Rudbeckia-triloba-Brown-eyed-susan-rootThe roots of the black-eyed Susan are very bushy and short but when they are fully grown they can get up the three feet long.





Black-eyed Susan Seedling Black-eyed Susan Seedling



http://grownative.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/B_eyesusan_juv.jpg Black-eyed Susan as juvenile














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Comments (12)

avthrondson said

at 9:06 am on Jan 16, 2014

do you think we should make it like a list?

Cmurray said

at 10:06 am on Jan 16, 2014

ya and do you know where we start???

avthrondson said

at 8:55 am on Jan 17, 2014

under plant family

avthrondson said

at 8:56 am on Jan 17, 2014

never mind start under the pictures;]

Cmurray said

at 10:01 am on Jan 17, 2014

we cant put words under pics unless we move the website to the top:/

avthrondson said

at 8:38 am on Jan 22, 2014

if u tab the website

avthrondson said

at 8:45 am on Jan 22, 2014

abby and i cant find any pictures of roots....;/

Cmurray said

at 9:19 am on Jan 22, 2014

y is there the big bluestem?????????

Cmurray said

at 9:17 am on Jan 22, 2014

ill find some

tylechtenberg@... said

at 7:39 am on Jan 30, 2014

should we put a little more wording (more than one sentence)

tylechtenberg@... said

at 7:48 am on Jan 30, 2014

r we going to put words by every pic?

avthrondson said

at 8:54 am on Jan 30, 2014


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