Plant ID forum: Black Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta); bract

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jmorth
Sep 22, 2015 1:38 PM CST
Sepals or bracts on this Rudbeckia?


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JRsbugs
Sep 22, 2015 1:54 PM CST
I would say bracts, sepals 'hold' the flower.

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=flower+bracts&biw=1440&bih...

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=flower+bracts&biw=1440&bih...
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Sep 22, 2015 1:59 PM CST
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sepal

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bract
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jmorth
Sep 22, 2015 3:06 PM CST
Thanks Janet - that clears that up...
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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Sep 22, 2015 3:30 PM CST
I tip my hat to you. Thank You! Acorn nodding

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