Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


379

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:
Pinnately or 2-pinnately lobed into linear or narrowly lanceolate segments
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

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-69-013 & 14:
Coreopsis tinctoria   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Coreopsis cardaminefolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Plains Coreopsis, Calliopsis, Garden Coreopsis, Golden Tickseed


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image of Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoria, Plains Coreopsis, Calliopsis, Garden Coreopsis, Golden Tickseed

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_coca12_001_lvd

        

image of Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoria, Plains Coreopsis, Calliopsis, Garden Coreopsis, Golden Tickseed

JK Marlow    jkm060617_011

June    Greenville County    SC

image of Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoria, Plains Coreopsis, Calliopsis, Garden Coreopsis, Golden Tickseed

JK Marlow    jkm060617_012

June    Greenville County    SC

Distinguished by reddish-purple disk & red-brown blotch at base of rays, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoria, Plains Coreopsis, Calliopsis, Garden Coreopsis, Golden Tickseed

JK Marlow    jkm060617_016

June    Greenville County    SC

Leaves 2-4" long, 1-2x pinnately divided into mostly linear segments, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

image of Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoria, Plains Coreopsis, Calliopsis, Garden Coreopsis, Golden Tickseed

JK Marlow    jkm060617_020

June    Greenville County    SC

image of Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoria, Plains Coreopsis, Calliopsis, Garden Coreopsis, Golden Tickseed

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_coreopsis_tinctoria_2

June        

image of Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoria, Plains Coreopsis, Calliopsis, Garden Coreopsis, Golden Tickseed

Keith Bradley    kab_c_tinctoria_1254

July    Lexington County    SC

image of Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoria, Plains Coreopsis, Calliopsis, Garden Coreopsis, Golden Tickseed

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_tinctoria_2

July        

Rays are conspicuously toothed, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoria, Plains Coreopsis, Calliopsis, Garden Coreopsis, Golden Tickseed

JK Marlow    s020707_a

July    Greenville County    SC

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