Meaning of brown-eyed Susan

brown'-eyed Su'san

Pronunciation: (broun'īd"), [key]
  1. a composite plant, Rudbeckia triloba, of the southeastern U.S., having a single flower with yellow rays darkening to an orange orbrown at the base and a brownish-black disk.
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