Black Eyed Susan

Black Eyed Susan

Scientific Name: Rudbeckia fulgida

Plant Characteristics: This plant is considered a long-blooming perennial, with yellow-orange daisy-like flowers that bloom from June to October.

Plant Uses:

Medicinal: Native Americans used the roots and sometimes the leaves of this plant to make a tea to treat worms, colds, cold sores, and cuts. Juice squeezed from the roots was also used to treat earaches.

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