Carolinas and Georgia

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Coreopsis major var. major   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis major   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-69-009a:
Coreopsis major var. major   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Coreopsis major

 

COMMON NAME:
Whorled Coreopsis, Woodland Coreopsis


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Look for it in woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

 

full sun partial shade ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Palmately compound: 3(5) leaflets
Opposite appearing whorled
Leaves sessile

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Black
Achene

 

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



Coreopsis major var. major   FAMILY Asteraceae

Whorled Coreopsis, Woodland Coreopsis