These bright yellow flowers have a chocolate brown to black center. They bloom from May through September, in fields, along roadsides, and open woods.
This flower is related to coneflowers (coneflowers, Mexican hats), but the tube or cone stem above the petals is shorter in the Black-eyed and Brown-eyed Susan than other coneflowers. Their petals oftern droop at the ends. Their leaves have jagged edges.
- Blooms May through September.
- You can see these flowers across East and South Texas.
- This flower is part of the sunflower family.
© Photo by Kevin Storey