: a North American coneflower (Rudbeckia hirta syn. R. serotina) having flower heads with deep yellow to orange rays and dark conical disks
First Known Use of BLACK-EYED SUSAN
black-eyed Susan noun (Concise Encyclopedia)
Either of two North American coneflowers (Rudbeckia hirta and R. serotina) having flower heads with deep yellow to orange petals and dark conical centers. The stems are rough and hairy; the leaves are large and ovate at the base of the plant and narrow at the top.
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