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Rudbeckia hirta L.
Blackeyed susan

Rudbeckia hirta
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Widespread in North America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Rudbeckia hirta has been found in the following 21 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Allapattah Flats Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area - FWC, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Rudbeckia hirta has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Rudbeckia hirta has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Marl Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Rudbeckia hirta
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Rudbeckia hirta
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Rudbeckia hirta
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Rudbeckia hirta
Copyright by: Susan Trammell
Rudbeckia hirta
Copyright by: Susan Trammell
Rudbeckia hirta
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Rudbeckia hirta
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Rudbeckia hirta
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Rudbeckia hirta
Copyright by: Shirley Denton