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