black-eyed Susan


black-eyed Susan
any of a number of composite plants having daisylike flowers with a dark center disk and usually yellow ray flowers, esp. Rudbeckia hirta: the state flower of Maryland.
[1890-95, Amer.]

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Either of two North American coneflowers (Rudbeckia hirta and R. serotina) having flower heads with deep yellow to orange petals and dark conical centers.

The stems are rough and hairy; the leaves are large and ovate at the base of the plant and narrow at the top.

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      Either of two North American coneflowers (Rudbeckia hirta and R. serotina) having flower heads with deep yellow to orange petals and dark conical centers. The stems are rough and hairy; the leaves are large and ovate at the base of the plant and narrow at the top.

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  • black-eyed Susan — noun Date: 1884 a North American coneflower (Rudbeckia hirta syn. R. serotina) having flower heads with deep yellow to orange rays and dark conical disks …   New Collegiate Dictionary