Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta Aster Family
(c) Jennifer Forman Orth
(c) Jennifer Forman Orth

Growth Form: Herb

Flower Color: Yellow

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Oblong

Habitat Type: Common especially in moist open places

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center (1), Western Field (2), West Side (3), Successional Field (5), South Side (6)

Total Number of EMUs: 5

Status in Massachusetts: Introduced

Notes: Similar to daisies

Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston