Scientific Name: (Rudbeckia hirta var. angustifolia)
Definition: In the Sunflower Family, Black-eyed Susan is often known as Brown-eyed Susan. A prairie species found throughout Texas. Stiffly upright to sprawling, grows 1 – 3 feet. Stems are usually solitary nearer the base and branch near the middle creating a clump or mound. Flower head is 2 – 3 inches across, appearing by itself at the end of a slender stem. 8 – 20 yellow petals surround the eye catching brown cone, which is quite prominent. Blooms May – November.
Caught this beautiful bug on a black-eyes Susan at Pecan Grove Park, Sherman, Texas, USA
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