Wild Florida Photo - Rudbeckia graminifolia - Grassleaf coneflower
An occassional perennial of the central Florida panhandle and Georgia. Habitats include wet pine flatwoods, bogs, wiregrass and pine savannas, margins of cypress swamps and wet ditches.
The pubescent leaves are linear and grasslike. The ray flowers are dark red to orange-red and reflexed on solitary heads up to a meter tall.
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Rudbeckia graminifolia is a member of the Asteraceae - Aster family.
Other species of the Rudbeckia genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
Rudbeckia nitida - SHINY CONEFLOWER
Rudbeckia hirta - BLACKEYED SUSAN
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (Institute for Systemic Botany) profile for this species
USDA Plant Profile for this species
Date record last modified: Aug 07, 2016