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Rudbeckia hirta L. var. pulcherrima Farw.
blackeyed Susan

General Information
Symbol: RUHIP
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Symbol Scientific Name
RUBI5 Rudbeckia bicolor Nutt.
RUHIC Rudbeckia hirta L. var. corymbifera Fernald
RUHIL Rudbeckia hirta L. var. lanceolata (Bisch.) Core
RUHIS Rudbeckia hirta L. var. sericea (T.V. Moore) Fernald
RUHIS2 Rudbeckia hirta L. var. serotina (Nutt.) Core
RULO8 Rudbeckia longipes T.V. Moore
RUSE16 Rudbeckia sericea T.V. Moore
RUSE5 Rudbeckia serotina Nutt.
RUSEC Rudbeckia serotina Nutt. var. corymbifera (Fernald) Fernald & B.G. Schub.
RUSEL Rudbeckia serotina Nutt. var. lanceolata (Bisch.) Fernald & B.G. Schub.
RUSES Rudbeckia serotina Nutt. var. sericea (T.V. Moore) Fernald & B.G. Schub.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae – Aster family
Genus Rudbeckia L. – coneflower
Species Rudbeckia hirta L. – blackeyed Susan
Variety Rudbeckia hirta L. var. pulcherrima Farw. – blackeyed Susan

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Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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