Cutleaf Coneflower

Cutleaf Coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata) is a rhizomatous perennial and a member of the daisy (Asteraceae) family. Extracts of the plant are commonly sold in drugstores.

Cut-leaf coneflower benefits the Chippewa and the Cherokee people as a culturally significant herb. The herb is used for burns, gastrointestinal problems, skin infections, and indigestion. The blossoms were turned into a poultice for a cream application on burns, while an infusion of the roots is used for indigestion.