Calflora
Taxon  Report   10328    
Rudbeckia occidentalis  Nutt.
Western coneflower
Rudbeckia occidentalis
© 2012 Barry Rice
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Rudbeckia occidentalis
© 2015 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Rudbeckia occidentalis
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Rudbeckia occidentalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Rudbeckia occidentalis
© 2015 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Rudbeckia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Rudbeckia occidentalis var. occidentalis
More information about  Rudbeckia occidentalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (RUOC2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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