Maryland's State Flower: the Black-eyed Susan

The Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) has been the official Maryland flower since 1918. A yellow daisy or coneflower, it blooms in late summer.
Photograph courtesy of the Governor's Press Office, State of Maryland

© Copyright October 16, 1997, Office of the Secretary of State.
Last Modified October 8, 2003.