Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3157

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in SC Coastal Plain, uncommon in GA, rare elsewhere (an endemic)

Look for it in dry woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Palmately compound
Opposite appearing whorled

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

FRUIT:
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Coreopsis delphiniifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis delphiniifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-69-009b?:
Coreopsis major var. stellata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Coreopsis delphinifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Larkspur-leaf Tickseed, Larkspur Coreopsis


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image of Coreopsis delphiniifolia, Larkspur-leaf Tickseed, Larkspur Coreopsis

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_codec2_001_lvd

        

image of Coreopsis delphiniifolia, Larkspur-leaf Tickseed, Larkspur Coreopsis

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_delphiniifolia_3

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Some think this originated as a hybrid of verticillata, tripteris or major, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.