OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Coreopsis falcata   FAMILY Asteraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis falcata   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Coreopsis gladiata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-69-001:
Coreopsis falcata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Coreopsis falcata

 

COMMON NAME:
Pool Coreopsis, Carolina Tickseed, Sickle Tickseed


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Arleigh Birchler    rlb_cfalcata

May    Pender County    NC

image of Coreopsis falcata, Pool Coreopsis, Carolina Tickseed, Sickle Tickseed

Arleigh Birchler    rlb_cfalcata_b

May    Pender County    NC

C. gladiata & C. linifolia share its range & habitats but bloom in the fall, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Coreopsis falcata, Pool Coreopsis, Carolina Tickseed, Sickle Tickseed

Arleigh Birchler    rlb_cfalcata1

May    Pender County    NC

Basal/lower leaves present at anthesis; mid-cauline leaves narrow or slender, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Coreopsis falcata, Pool Coreopsis, Carolina Tickseed, Sickle Tickseed

Arleigh Birchler    rlb_cfalcata1_b

May    Pender County    NC

Lower leaves sometimes with a pair of narrow lobes at the base of the blade, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Coreopsis falcata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis falcata   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Coreopsis gladiata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-69-001:
Coreopsis falcata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Coreopsis falcata

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2990

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Carolina Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere (endemic)

Habitat: Peat bogs, very wet savannas, ditches and borrow pits in savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, often also basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Reddish
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
Disk flowers have 4 corolla lobes & 4 anthers
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Black
Achene

 

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