Clasping Coneflower

Plant Height 2-3 FT
Seed Count 930,000 Seeds per LB
Botanical Name Rudbeckia amplexicaulis
Life Cycle Annual
Environment Full Sun
Preferred Sites Upland/Grassland - Disturbed
Bloom Period May-July
Flower Color Yellow
Pollinator Value Good


Clasping Coneflower


Clasping Coneflower is a hardy annual wildflower native to the Southeastern United States and has naturalized in much of the Central Plains eastward. This member of the sunflower family has simple alternate leaves, that are simple and clasping.


  • Prefers full sun and tolerates varying soil condition
  • Forms dense colonies in moist areas
  • Grows to a height of 1-2 feet
  • Blooms from June to September and is often found in roadsides, prairies, waste places, and slopes.
  • Very prolific seed producer
  • Clasping leaves differentiate it from Black-eyed Susan and Mexican Hat


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