Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

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

Common (rare in Coastal Plain & Mountains)

Look for it on moist slopes & in woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & opposite

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Coreopsis auriculata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis auriculata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-69-008:
Coreopsis auriculata   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Eared Coreopsis, Lobed Coreopsis, Eared Tickseed


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image of Coreopsis auriculata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_coau_001_lvd

        

image of Coreopsis auriculata

JK Marlow    jkm110417_013

April    Cleburne County    AL

Mount Cheaha

Ray flowers 8, yellow, to 1" long, with deeply 4-lobed tips, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Coreopsis auriculata

JK Marlow    jkm110417_016

April    Cleburne County    AL

Mount Cheaha

Lvs mostly basal, petioled, ovate to nearly round, oft earlike lobes at base, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Coreopsis auriculata

JK Marlow    jkm110417_019

April    Cleburne County    AL

Mount Cheaha

image of Coreopsis auriculata

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_auriculata_lobed

April        

image of Coreopsis auriculata

JK Marlow    jkm120922_079

September    Greenville County    SC

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Outer bracts lanceolate, 6-10 mm long; inner lanceolate to elliptic, 7-13mm, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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