The following Participating Institutions are custodians for this species in the CPC National Collection:
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens
The conservation of Rudbeckia scabrifolia is fully sponsored.
Dave Berkshire contributed to this Plant Profile.
Bog Coneflower is an erect perennial to six feet tall, branched above. Leaves at the base and on the stem, dark green, leathery and lustrous; basal to 14 inches. Flower heads 2-15 in a branched panicle, typical composite with the center green to brown and rays 10-15 pale yellow and drooping, 3/4 to 1 1/2" tall. Blooms June to September.
Distribution & Occurrence
Restricted to partial shade at the lower edges of hillside seepage bogs and associated with broadleaf semi-evergreen acid seep forests, typically at the head of a spring or seep
Conservation, Ecology & Research
Poole, J.M.; Carr, W.R.; Price, D.M.; Singhurst, J.R. 2007. Rare Plants of Texas. College Station, TX. Texas A&M University Press. 640p.