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Wildflowers of Texas, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin

Black-eyed Susan   Rudbeckia hirta    
Sunflower family — Asteraceae

Also known as:
Brown-eyed Susan

Slides: (click for larger view)


This familiar plant grows in open areas of all types all over the eastern half of Texas, although it is seldom abundant in any one area. In addition to being a valued garden plant, brown-eyed Susan is also a source of natural dyes.

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)


Flowering Months: May, June, July, August, September

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