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. rigida   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis major   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-69-009b:
Coreopsis major var. stellata   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Coreopsis major var. stellata

INCLUDING Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Coreopsis major var. rigida

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Whorled Coreopsis, Stiffleaf Coreopsis, Greater Tickseed, Whorled Tickseed


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Look for it in dry woodlands and forests, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

 

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

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

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Black
Achene

 

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



Coreopsis major var. rigida   FAMILY Asteraceae

Whorled Coreopsis, Stiffleaf Coreopsis, Greater Tickseed, Whorled Tickseed