Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


370

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare (though often locally abundant), endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Look for it in rich, moist, cove forests and slopes at medium elevations, primarily from 500m in the Blue Ridge Escarpment to nearly 1500m, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers neuter
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis latifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-69-012:
Coreopsis latifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Broadleaf Coreopsis, Broad-leaved Tickseed


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JK Marlow    jkm070526_061

May    Polk County    NC

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_coreopsis_latifolia_1

June        

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_coreopsis_latifolia_2

June        

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_coreopsis_latifolia_3

June        

Leaves coarsely serrate, 1.5-4.5" wide, lance-ovate to lance-elliptic, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

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JK Marlow    jkm160726_016

July    Polk County    NC

Pearson's Falls

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JK Marlow    jkm160726_019

July    Polk County    NC

Pearson's Falls

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JK Marlow    jkm160818_584

August    Polk County    NC

Pearson's Falls

image of Coreopsis latifolia

JK Marlow    jkm160818_586

August    Polk County    NC

Pearson's Falls

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JK Marlow    jkm160818_588

August    Polk County    NC

Pearson's Falls

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JK Marlow    jkm070927_009

September    Pickens County    SC

Jocassee Gorges

Rays yellow, 1-2cm long, not (or inconspicuously) toothed; disc flowers yellow, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm070927_009b

September    Pickens County    SC

Jocassee Gorges

Outer involucral bracts linear, 4-6mm long: inner lanceolate, 7-8mm long, 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    jkm070927_012

September    Pickens County    SC

Jocassee Gorges

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JK Marlow    s070927_cd

September    Pickens County    SC

Jocassee Gorges

Leaf apex acuminate, margins coarsely serrate, base cuneate to attenuate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Sam Pratt    sbp_3455

September    Polk County    NC

Pearson's Falls

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Sam Pratt    sbp_3466

September    Polk County    NC

Pearson's Falls

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Sam Pratt    sbp_3469

September    Polk County    NC

Pearson's Falls