Clasping Leaf Coneflower (Rudbeckia amplexicaulis) in the Black Eyed Susans Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Rudbeckia amplexicaulis Accepted
Dracopis amplexicaulis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 18-24 inches
Leaves: Other: The oblong to ovate leaves clasp the stem
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Other info: This plant self seeds.
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bumblebees
Bees

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dragonfetti On March 25, 2015 Seeds germinated
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Any idea what this odd looking plant might be? by JulieB Jun 24, 2017 12:55 AM 18

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