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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several North American herbs of the genus Rudbeckia in the composite family, especially R. hirta, having hairy stems and leaves and showy flower heads with orange-yellow rays and dark purple or brown centers.
  • n. A tropical African twining herb (Thunbergia alata) cultivated for its showy, usually yellow to orange tubular flowers with dark purple centers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A flowering annual plant Rudbeckia hirta; the state flower of Maryland.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The coneflower, or yellow daisy (Rudbeckia hirta).
  • The bladder ketmie.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • One of several plants having flowers or heads with a dark center.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. annual weedy herb with ephemeral yellow purple-eyed flowers; Old World tropics; naturalized as a weed in North America
  • n. tropical African climbing plant having yellow flowers with a dark purple center
  • n. the state flower of Maryland; of central and southeastern United States; having daisylike flowers with dark centers and yellow to orange rays


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