Maryland State Flower: Black-eyed susan
Scientific Name: Rudbeckia hirta
State Flower Description: Black-eyed Susan is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae and is an upright annual which is native to most of North America. It is commonly referred to as the Black-eyed Susan, but also may be called brown-eyed Susan, brown Betty, gloriosa daisy, golden Jerusalem, Poorland daisy, yellow daisy, and yellow ox-eye daisy
Where It's Found: Black-eyed Susan's are found throughout North America from and is native to the Northeastern United States from Maine to Alabama.
Maryland State Flower Dedication: 1918