Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2990

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in NC-SC Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Look for it in peat bogs, very wet savannas, ditches and borrow pits in savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, often also basal

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
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 falcata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis falcata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-69-001:
Coreopsis falcata   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Coreopsis gladiata

 

COMMON NAME:
Pool Coreopsis, Carolina Tickseed