brown eyed susan

brown-eyed Susan

[broun-ahyd]
noun
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.

Origin:
1905–10, Americanism

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