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Rudbeckia occidentalis Nutt.
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Apidae  Bombus centralis @ BBSL (1)

Bombus fernaldae @ BBSL (1)
Erysiphaceae  Erysiphe cichoracearum @ BPI (5)
Miridae  Adelphocoris rapidus @ AMNH_ENT (1)

Aoplonema princeps @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Lopidea ute @ AMNH_ENT (2)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Didymella rudbeckiae @ BPI (2)

Ramularia rudbeckiae @ BPI (7)

Septoria rudbeckiae @ BPI (2)

Septoria rudbeckiana @ BPI (1)
Pleosporaceae  Pleospora vulgaris @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia rudbeckiae @ BPI (1)

Uromyces rudbeckiae @ BPI (1)
Typhulaceae  Sclerotium @ BPI (1)

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Rudbeckia occidentalis Nutt.
western coneflower

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General Information
Symbol: RUOC2
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   N
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©Mark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Placer Co., Bear River at Route 20. July 22, 1984. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Placer Co., Bear River at Route 20. July 22, 1984. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Placer Co., Bear River at Route 20. July 22, 1984. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Placer Co., Bear River at Route 20. July 22, 1984. Usage Requirements .

©Gary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Plumas Co., Madora Lake. July 19, 2003. Usage Requirements .

Tracey Slotta. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . United Kingdom, England, Kew. Usage Requirements .

Provided by National Agricultural Library . Originally from USDA Forest Service . United States, OR, Wallowa Whitman National Forest. 1908. Usage Requirements .



Symbol Scientific Name Other Common Names
RUOCO2 Rudbeckia occidentalis Nutt. var. occidentalis western cone-flower


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae – Aster family
Genus Rudbeckia L. – coneflower
Species Rudbeckia occidentalis Nutt. – western coneflower

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Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Arid West FAC
Great Plains FAC
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FAC

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University of Washington Burke Museum (RUOC2)



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