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rudbeckia

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CIDE DICTIONARY

rudbeckian. [NL. So named after Olaf Rudebeck, a Swedish botanist.].
     A genus of composite plants, the coneflowers, consisting of perennial herbs with showy pedunculate heads, having a hemispherical involucre, sterile ray flowers, and a conical chaffy receptacle. There are about thirty species, exclusively North American. Rudbeckia hirta, the black-eyed Susan, is a common weed in meadows.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

rudbeckia, n. a composite garden plant of the genus Rudbeckia, native to N. America.

Etymology
mod.L f. O. Rudbeck, Sw. botanist d. 1740

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