Carolinas and Georgia

2678

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Coreopsis gladiata   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis gladiata   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Coreopsis gladiata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-69-004:
Coreopsis gladiata   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Swamp Coreopsis, Swamp Tickseed, Coastal Plain Tickseed


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Look for it in swamp forests, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Reddish
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black
Achene

 

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Coreopsis gladiata   FAMILY Asteraceae

Swamp Coreopsis, Swamp Tickseed, Coastal Plain Tickseed