A pair of Black-Eyed Susans by cclaude

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A pair of Black-Eyed Susans by 


All of the approximately 30 species of Rudbeckias are North American natives, making the Black-Eyed Susan a decidedly American (and Canadian) wildflower.

Photographed in my Pennsylvania garden

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The Romance of the Black-Eyed Susan: Ever wonder about one of America’s favorite wildflowers? Who was Black-Eyed Susan? Her story is one of the grand romantic tales of the wildflowers. And beyond legend, her name graces several of our most important and popular wildflower species. (By the way, the flower’s eye, or center, is not really black; it’s dark brown, but that’s not important.)

Who was she? Well, no one’s sure, but the legend says it all comes from an Old English poem of the post-Elizabethan era entitled simply, “Black-Eyed Susan,” written by a very famous poet of the day named John Gay, 1685-1732

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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 2 years ago

    Very nice capture

  • Thank You!

    – cclaude

  • Steve Randall
    Steve Randallalmost 2 years ago

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderalmost 2 years ago

    A wonderful capture

  • Glad you like it. Thank you for stopping by.

    – cclaude

  • lorilee
    lorileealmost 2 years ago

    Congratulations!! Your image has placed in the TOP TEN of our “Give Me Some Sunshine”
    challenge in the group, “Wildflowers of North America!!”

  • MotherNature
    MotherNaturealmost 2 years ago

    So cheerful! Congratulations on winning in the Sunshine challenge:>) Beautiful work & a fave:>)

  • Glad you like it. I am running out of wildflowers from last season. Can’t wait for spring.

    – cclaude

  • Bette Devine
    Bette Devinealmost 2 years ago

    Great drama results from putting these golden beauties before a dark background!

  • Well, they made me a favor by growing next to a shaded fence,,, Thank you for stopping by and for your nice comment.

    – cclaude

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 1 year ago

    Congratulations!! Your BEAUTIFUL image is being FEATURED
    in the group, “Wildflowers of North America!!”

  • Thank you for the feature. Much appreciated.

    – cclaude

  • Linda  Makiej
    Linda Makiejover 1 year ago

    ¸.•´¸.•*´¨) ¸.•*¨Congratulations on your wonderful feature!!! An instant fave for me!

  • Thank you. Always grateful for comments and congrats .

    – cclaude

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