August 7, 2013

Asteraceae

Pardon my Latin! Asteraceae refers to the daisy family, and both black-eyed susans and coneflowers belong to that family. You may know them by different names. I might have called them rudbeckia and echinacea, for instance.

We saw these Sunday in a garden in West Virginia.


11 comments:

  1. lovely! i usually just call them all coneflowers these days. :)

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  2. They're beautiful! I love the black-eyed susans!

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  3. My knowledge of daisy names has just improved :). Lovely images.

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  4. Love those black-eyes susans. They look like miniature sunflowers!!

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  5. 2 of my favorites BUT i say that about all the flowers ;))

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  6. Love Coneheads! Beautiful!! Found you on Virginia Blogggers. Great place. I'm in Williamsburg!

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  7. I've only seen these in summer, to me they are the perfect symbol of lazy August days - beautiful!

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  8. I love the black eyed susans. The cone flowers I have grown before and need to start them here at this home.

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