Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Look for it in disturbed areas. It is dften spread from cultivation, its original range obscure, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & opposite

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Achene

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis lanceolata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-69-005:
Coreopsis lanceolata   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Lanceleaf Coreopsis, Longstalk Coreopsis


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cola5_001_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm180604_2712

June    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

Blades simple or with 1–2+ lateral lobes, per Flora of North America.

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JK Marlow    jkm180604_2713

June    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

Plant glabrous except the ciliate bases of the leaves, per Manual of the Southeastern Flora (JK Small, 1933).

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JK Marlow    jkm180604_2714

June    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

Similar to C. auriculata, but larger flowers and longer narrower leaves, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

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JK Marlow    jkm180604_2715

June    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

Outer involucral bracts green, lanceolate; inner elliptic to lanceolate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE involucral bracts of Bidens and Coreopsis

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JK Marlow    jkm180608_2803

June    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

Stem leafy near the base, bearing long naked peduncle-like branches, per Manual of the Southeastern Flora (JK Small, 1933).

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JK Marlow    jkm070703_005

July    Summers County    WV

Sandstone Visitors Center

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JK Marlow    jkm070703_041

July    Summers County    WV

Sandstone Visitors Center

A smooth plant, widely cultivated. Leaves to 8" long arising near plant base, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.