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Black Walnut Catkins

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Male flowers appear in drooping catkins when leaves emerge in spring. More

Black Walnut Tree

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Black walnut trees grow up to 90 feet tall with a rounded, open crown. More

Black Walnut Twig Cross Section

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Twigs thick, light brown, with fuzzy buds and tan, chambered pith at the core of the twig. More

Black-Eyed Susan

Photo of black-eyed Susan flowerhead.
Black-eyed Susan flowerheads are solitary or in loose, open clusters, terminal on the stalk, and grow to 4 inches across. The 8–21 ray flowers are rich yellow or orangish and slender. The central disk is deep brown to purple-brown and hemispherical, becoming egg-shaped with maturity. More

Black-Eyed Susan

Photo of black-eyed Susan flowerhead.
Black-eyed Susan is popular as a native garden ornamental and is often sold as a cut flower. Historically, Native Americans used this and other Rudbeckia species medicinally. More

Black-Eyed Susan

Photo of black-eyed Susan flowerheads.
Black-eyed Susan is a tremendously popular native wildflower for gardening. It’s also commonly planted along roadways, so when it’s blooming, May through October, you’re sure to see it somewhere. More

Black-Eyed Susan

Photo of several black-eyed Susan flowers.
Its profusion of cheery, bright yellow flowers make black-eyed Susan one of our most beloved wildflowers. It is one of nine species of Rudbeckia recorded in Missouri, and it is the most familiar. More