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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora   FAMILY Asteraceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America

Coreopsis grandiflora

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-69-006:

Coreopsis grandiflora   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Coreopsis grandiflora

 

COMMON NAME:
Large-flowered Coreopsis, Largeflower Tickseed


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JK Marlow    jkm140426_658

April    Pickens County    SC

Midstem and upper cauline leaves with more than 5 divisions, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

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JK Marlow    jkm200425_4236

April    Greenville County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve

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Gill Newberry    gn05_cgrandiflora

May        

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JK Marlow    jkm060730_006

July    Pickens County    SC

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Ron Lance    rwl_20220719_112950

July    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

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Betsy George    bmg_6555

August    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

The yellow ray flowers are conspicuously notched, per Guide to the Plants of Granite Outcrops (Murdy & Carter, 2000).

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Betsy George    bmg_6557

August    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

Pollinator at work: a hummingbird moth (bee hawk-moth) of the genus Hemaris.

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JK Marlow    jkm090816_016

August    Pickens County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm090816_022

August    Pickens County    SC

Outer involucral bracts green, lanceolate; inner eliptic to lanceolate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).


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JK Marlow    jkm090816_028

August    Pickens County    SC

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

image of Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora, Large-flowered Coreopsis, Largeflower Tickseed

JK Marlow    jkm090816_029

August    Pickens County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm121027_793

October    Pickens County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve

Leaves mostly pinnately dissected, divisions linear to narrowly elliptic, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).

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JK Marlow    jkm121027_795

October    Pickens County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve

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JK Marlow    jkm121027_797

October    Pickens County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve

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JK Marlow    jkm121027_800

October    Pickens County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve

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JK Marlow    jkm121027_804

October    Pickens County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve

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JK Marlow    jkm221010_0324

October    Pickens County    SC

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis grandiflora var. grandiflora   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Coreopsis grandiflora

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-69-006:
Coreopsis grandiflora   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Coreopsis grandiflora

 

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2710

Forb
Perennial

Habitat: In thin soils of rock outcrops, especially granitic flatrocks and granite domes, per Weakley's Flora

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

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LEAVES:
Midstem leaves pinnately divided: 5-11 leaflets, each > 10x long as wide
Basal & opposite
Petioles to 15cm long

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
Disk flowers have 5 corolla lobes & 5 anthers
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

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