Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta  

Status:

The state flower of Maryland. Native to the eastern U.S. and common in fields and along roadsides.

Relationships:

Host plant for various moth species including Wavy-lined Emerald Moth (Database of World's Lepidopteran Host Plants).

There are 177 records in the project database.

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A Black-eyed Susan in Maryland (7/24/2004). The Black-eyed Susan is the state flower of Maryland. Photo by Kerry Wixted. (MBP list)

Black-eyed Susans in Dorchester Co., Maryland (6/12/2011). Photo by Jonathan Willey. (MBP list)

Black-eyed Susan in Howard Co., Maryland (6/25/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Black-eyed Susan in Howard Co., Maryland (6/5/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Black-eyed Susans blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (7/1/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Black-eyed Susan in Kent Co., Maryland (12/14/2015). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Black-eyed Susan in Garrett Co., Maryland (8/24/2016). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Black-eyed Susan in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/26/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Black-eyed Susan blooming in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/4/2016). Photo by David Illig. (MBP list)

A Black-eyed Susan blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/27/2015). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Black-eyed Susan blooming in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/29/2016). Photo by Robert Ferraro. (MBP list)

Black-eyed Susan in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (6/28/2016). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Closeup of a Black-eyed Susan in Howard Co., Maryland (6/23/2012). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Black-eyed Susan blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/28/1981). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)


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