Plant ID forum: Brown-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia triloba)

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Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
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lovesblooms
Apr 29, 2015 4:31 PM CST
But it has serrated leaves and the plants I'm positive are echies don't. Its habit and dark stems also are not reminding me of them.

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Name: stone
near Macon Georgia (USA) (Zone 8a)
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stone
Apr 30, 2015 6:48 AM CST
ruellia brittoniana?
Eupatorium serotinum?
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
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lovesblooms
Apr 30, 2015 8:22 AM CST
Well, the leaves are too big to be that eupatorium, and they're not lance-y enough to be ruellia. Also, I've never seen ruellia growing here. I tried sowing some seed in a flat last year but never got sprouts.
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Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
May 5, 2015 12:09 PM CST
Look at Rudbeckia.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
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lovesblooms
May 5, 2015 1:21 PM CST
Rudbeckia is similar, but I haven't seen any with such dark stems... Is it maybe a penstemon? I have some nearby, but I don't remember planting one there.
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
May 5, 2015 6:05 PM CST
I was basing my guess for Rudbeckia on the vein pattern in the leaves. The one Rudbeckia with darker stems I can think of is R. triloba but my eyes aren't good enough to see any tri-lobed leaves in your photos, so I made a generic Rudbeckia guess.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
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Vegetable Grower Region: Mid-Atlantic
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lovesblooms
May 5, 2015 7:03 PM CST
Aha! I believe we have it--I did plant some R. triloba just couldn't remember where I planted. The habit is just the same and so are those dark stems. Thank you!
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
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lovesblooms
May 6, 2015 1:36 PM CST
Oh, and it's not your eyes--mine doesn't have trilobed leaves, but from other pictures I can see that this characteristic varies.
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
May 6, 2015 6:18 PM CST
I tip my hat to you.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"

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