Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2678

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in swamp forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Reddish
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Coreopsis gladiata   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis gladiata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-69-004:
Coreopsis gladiata   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Coreopsis gladiata

 

COMMON NAME:
Swamp Coreopsis, Swamp Tickseed


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JK Marlow    jkm160415_171

April    Turner County    GA

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JK Marlow    jkm120623_219

June    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Leaf texture thick and leathery; leaves without auricles, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm120623_222

June    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

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JK Marlow    jkm120812_493

August    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

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JK Marlow    jkm130824_688

August    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Lvs rapidly reduced upward such that mid-cauline leaves are narrow or slender, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Coreopsis gladiata

JK Marlow    jkm130824_690

August    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

image of Coreopsis gladiata

JK Marlow    jkm130824_693

August    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

image of Coreopsis gladiata

JK Marlow    jkm130915_348

September    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Distinctive from C. falcata in [ecology,] morphology, phenology & distribution, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Coreopsis gladiata

JK Marlow    jkm130915_350

September    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Basal/lower leaves present at anthesis, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Coreopsis gladiata

JK Marlow    jkm130915_353

September    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Rays conspicuously toothed, per Wildflowers of the Carolina Lowcountry.

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JK Marlow    jkm130915_355

September    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Disjuncts scattered inland in montane (& sometimes uppermost piedmontane), per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm130915_363

September    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Outer phyllaries lanceolate, 0.4-0.8X as long as the inner phyllaries, per Weakley's Flora.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE involucral bracts of Bidens and Coreopsis

image of Coreopsis gladiata

JK Marlow    jkm130915_375

September    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Wet savannas, seepage slopes, pitcher-plant bogs, streamhd or pocosin ecotones, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm161001_756

October    Chesterfield County    SC

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge

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JK Marlow    jkm161001_758

October    Chesterfield County    SC

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge

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JK Marlow    jkm161001_767

October    Chesterfield County    SC

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge