Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2710

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

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

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LEAVES:
Simple: Mostly pinnately dissected
Basal & opposite

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

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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

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-69-006:
Coreopsis grandiflora   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Large-flowered Coreopsis, Large-flower Tickseed


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picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm140426_658

April    Pickens County    SC

Leaves mostly pinnately dissected, divisions linear to narrowly elliptic, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

Gill Newberry    gn05_cgrandiflora

May        

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm170527_107

May    McCormick County    SC

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm170527_112

May    McCormick County    SC

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm170527_117

May    McCormick County    SC

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm170527_119

May    McCormick County    SC

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm170527_120

May    McCormick County    SC

The yellow ray flowers are conspicuously notched, per Guide to the Plants of Granite Outcrops.

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm060730_006

July    Pickens County    SC

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm090816_016

August    Pickens County    SC

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm090816_022

August    Pickens County    SC

Outer involucral bracts green, lanceolate; inner eliptic to lanceolate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE involucral bracts of Bidens and Coreopsis

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm090816_028

August    Pickens County    SC

Larger divisions of midstem & upper stem leaves 2-6(10)mm wide, per Weakley's Flora.

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm090816_029

August    Pickens County    SC

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm121027_793

October    Pickens County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm121027_795

October    Pickens County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm121027_797

October    Pickens County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm121027_800

October    Pickens County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve

picture of Coreopsis grandiflora, image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora

JK Marlow    jkm121027_804

October    Pickens County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve