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Weed Identification

browneyed Susan

Family

Asteraceae

Scientific Name

Rudbeckia triloba

Growth Habit

upright and nonwoody

Thorns or Spines

not present

Approximate Flower Diameter

pencil

Dominant Flower Color

Varies: 
yellow
orange

Flower Symmetry

radial symmetery

Leaf Hairs

Varies: 
no hairs
has hairs

Leaf Shape

oval

Leaf Arrangement

alternate

Leaf Margin

serrated

Leaf Structure

Varies: 
pinnate
trifoliate

Leaf Stalk

shorter than leaf

Stem Hairs

Varies: 
has hairs
no hairs

Stem Cross Section

round or oval

Milky Sap

not present

Life Cycle

perennial

Ochrea

not present

Plant Type

Herb