Carolinas and Georgia

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis latifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-69-012:
Coreopsis latifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Broadleaf Coreopsis, Broadleaf Tickseed


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Look for it in rich, moist, cove forests and slopes at medium elevations, primarily from 500m in the Blue Ridge Escarpment to nearly 1500m, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare (though often locally abundant), endemic to the Southern Appalachians

 

...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Petioles 0.5-3cm long
Margins coarsely serrate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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Coreopsis latifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

Broadleaf Coreopsis, Broadleaf Tickseed