Carolinas and Georgia

2710

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-69-006:
Coreopsis grandiflora   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Large-flowered Coreopsis, Largeflower Tickseed


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Look for it in thin soils of rock outcrops, esp granitic flatrocks, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

 

LEAVES:
Midstem leaves pinnately divided: 5-11 leaflets, each > 10x long as wide
Basal & opposite
Petioles to 15cm long

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora   FAMILY Asteraceae

Large-flowered Coreopsis, Largeflower Tickseed