Rudbeckia fulgida var. fulgida

Synonyms: Rudbeckia acuminata C. L. Boynton & Beadle Rudbeckia foliosa C. L. Boynton & Beadle Rudbeckia tenax C. L. Boynton & Beadle Rudbeckia truncata Small
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 54. Mentioned on page 53.

Stems villous-hirsute (hairs antrorse to spreading). Leaves: basal blades lanceolate to narrowly elliptic to ovate or oblanceolate, 2–4.5 cm wide, lengths ± 3 times widths, bases cuneate, margins entire or serrate, faces glabrous or moderately hairy; cauline sessile or petiolate, blades lanceolate to narrowly ovate, somewhat smaller distally, bases attenuate to cuneate, margins entire or denticulate, faces glabrous or moderately hairy. Phyllaries reflexed, 1–2.2 × 0.2 cm, mostly strigoso-hispid. Receptacles 11–18 mm diam.; palea margins ciliate, faces glabrous. Ray florets 8–14; laminae 8–20(–30) mm. 2n = 38, ca. 76.

Phenology: Flowering late summer–fall.
Habitat: Dry to mesic, sunny to shady sites
Elevation: 0–700 m



Ala., Del., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Ky., Md., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Pa., Tenn., Va., W.Va.


Selected References


Lower Taxa

Lowell E. Urbatsch +  and Patricia B. Cox +
Ala. +, Del. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Ky. +, Md. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Ohio +, Pa. +, Tenn. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
0–700 m +
Dry to mesic, sunny to shady sites +
Flowering late summer–fall. +
Rudbeckia acuminata +, Rudbeckia foliosa +, Rudbeckia tenax +  and Rudbeckia truncata +
Rudbeckia fulgida var. fulgida +
Rudbeckia fulgida +
variety +