OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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, 1938)
Coreopsis delphinifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Larkspur-leaf Tickseed, Larkspur Coreopsis


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

        

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

Jeff Ausmus    jma_cordel3

May    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

Stem leaves divided into very narrow segments that are mostly less than 1/4" wide, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

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

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_delphiniifolia_3

June        

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

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

Jeff Ausmus    jma_cordel

July    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

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

Jeff Ausmus    jma_cordel2

July    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

Plants appear to be a narrow-leaved form of Coreopsis major, per Vascular Plants of North Carolina.

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

Jeff Ausmus    jma_cordel5

July    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

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

Jeff Ausmus    jma_cordel4

August    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

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

Jeff Ausmus    jma_cordel6

November    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

 

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, 1938)
Coreopsis delphinifolia

 

Find by scientific name:

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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Palmately compound
Opposite appearing whorled

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow/Red
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
Disk flowers have 5 corolla lobes & 5 anthers
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Achene

 

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