Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Winter annual

Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain & Mountains)

Look for it on roadsides and in other disturbed places, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple: Dissected
Opposite & often basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Yellow with red at base
Disc: Red
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/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 tinctoria var. tinctoria   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoria   FAMILY Asteraceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-69-013 & 14:
Coreopsis tinctoria   FAMILY Asteraceae

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968)
Coreopsis cardaminefolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Plains Coreopsis, Calliopsis, Garden Coreopsis