Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Texas Coreopsis at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21 (2006)
INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-69-015:
Coreopsis basalis FAMILY Asteraceae
Texas Coreopsis, Golden-mane Tickseed
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Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21
Habitat: Sandy roadsides and fields, per Weakley's Flora
Native: eastern Texas, probably
Common (rare in Piedmont)
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Simple, or midstem leaves pinnately divided: 5-11 leaflets, each 1-3x long as wide
Opposite & often basal
Petioles 0.5-10cm long
Rays: Yellow usually with red at base
Disk flowers have 5 corolla lobes & 5 anthers
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers of the Carolina Lowcountry (Porcher, 1995) p205
- Field Guide to the Wildflowers of Georgia (Chafin, 2016) p072
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