Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

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

Common (rare in Mountains, where introduced) (rare in GA)

Look for it in dry sandy, rocky, or clayey woodlands & woodland borders, per Weakley's Flora

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

LEAVES:
Simple: Dissected
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
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 verticillata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis verticillata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-69-010:
Coreopsis verticillata   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Threadleaf Coreopsis, Cutleaf Tickseed


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image of Coreopsis verticillata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cove5_001_lvd

        

image of Coreopsis verticillata

JK Marlow    jkm0407f_05

July    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

Lvs ternately dissected (often pinnately redivided) into threadlike segments, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Coreopsis verticillata

JK Marlow    jkm070703_042

July    Summers County    WV

Sandstone Visitors Center

Leaves palmately divided into linear segments imparting a soft lacy texture, per Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee.

image of Coreopsis verticillata

JK Marlow    jkm070703_046

July    Summers County    WV

Sandstone Visitors Center

Rays yellow and not (or inconspicuously) toothed; disc flowers yellow, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Coreopsis verticillata

JK Marlow    jkm0310c_14

October    Greenville County    SC

SC Native Plant Society Plant Sale

image of Coreopsis verticillata

JK Marlow    jkm071028_117

October    Edgefield County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Edgefield Ranger District