Taxon  Report   7207    
Rudbeckia californica  A. Gray
California cone flower,  California coneflower
Rudbeckia californica
© 2008 Ron Wolf
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Rudbeckia californica
© 2014 John Doyen
Rudbeckia californica
© 2011 Steven Perry
Rudbeckia californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Rudbeckia californica
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Rudbeckia
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Rudbeckia californica var. californica
More information about  Rudbeckia californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).