Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3085

Forb
Winter annual

Native: eastern Texas, probably
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Piedmont)

Look for it in sandy roadsides and fields, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple: Dissected
Opposite & often basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Yellow with red at base
Disc: Red
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Dark brown
Achene

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis basalis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-69-015:
Coreopsis basalis   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Texas Coreopsis