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

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full sun partial shade shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Tending to be evergreen?
Simple
Basal & opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
5 stamens in disc flowers
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 pubescens +   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis pubescens +   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-69-007:
Coreopsis pubescens   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Coreopsis, Star Tickseed


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image of Coreopsis pubescens +

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_copu2_001_lvd

        

image of Coreopsis pubescens +

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_pubescens_5_25_06_2

May        

Among SC's Coreopsis, only 2 species have 5-lobed, 5-stamened disc flowers, per All About South Carolina Wildflowers.

image of Coreopsis pubescens +

JK Marlow    jkm140704_577

July    Jackson County    NC

Whiteside Mountain

Here the outer phyllaries are spreading, the inner just beginning to open.


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

image of Coreopsis pubescens +

JK Marlow    jkm140704_580

July    Jackson County    NC

Whiteside Mountain

image of Coreopsis pubescens +

JK Marlow    jkm140704_584

July    Jackson County    NC

Whiteside Mountain

image of Coreopsis pubescens +

JK Marlow    jkm150814_743

August    Jackson County    NC

Whiteside Mountain

image of Coreopsis pubescens +

JK Marlow    jkm150814_743b

August    Jackson County    NC

Whiteside Mountain

image of Coreopsis pubescens +

JK Marlow    jkm150814_782

August    Jackson County    NC

Whiteside Mountain

image of Coreopsis pubescens +

JK Marlow    jkm150814_782b

August    Jackson County    NC

Whiteside Mountain

image of Coreopsis pubescens +

JK Marlow    jkm180821_3956

August    Jackson County    NC

Whiteside Mountain

Lvs may have 1 or 2 basal divisions, shaped like the main leaf but smaller, per All About South Carolina Wildflowers.

image of Coreopsis pubescens +

JK Marlow    jkm180821_3957

August    Jackson County    NC

Whiteside Mountain

Calyculi [outer involucral bracts] of lanceolate to lance-linear bractlets, per Flora of North America.

image of Coreopsis pubescens +

JK Marlow    jkm180821_4045

August    Jackson County    NC

Whiteside Mountain