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 tripteris   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis tripteris   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-69-011:
Coreopsis tripteris   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Tall Coreopsis, Tall Tickseed, Threeleaf Tickseed


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Look for it in rich moist woodlands & woodland borders, primarily over calcareous or mafic rocks or on nutrient-rich alluvium, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon

 

full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Midstem leaves palmately 3-foliolate, terminal leaflet sometimes divided again
Opposite
Leaves (at least the lower) distinctly petioled: 5-40mm long

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Red
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
5 stamens in disc flowers
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Achene

 

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Coreopsis tripteris   FAMILY Asteraceae

Tall Coreopsis, Tall Tickseed, Threeleaf Tickseed