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

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

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full sun partial shade ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple: Dissected
Opposite appearing whorled

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Coreopsis major var. rigida   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis major   FAMILY Asteraceae

GREATER THAN & LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-69-009b:
Coreopsis major var. stellata   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Whorled Coreopsis, Stiffleaf Coreopsis, Greater Tickseed, Whorled Tickseed