Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

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

Common (rare in Mountains, where introduced) (rare in GA)

Look for it in dry sandy, rocky, or clayey woodlands & woodland borders, per Weakley's Flora

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

LEAVES:
Simple: Dissected
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Black
Achene

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coreopsis verticillata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-69-010:
Coreopsis verticillata   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Threadleaf Coreopsis, Cutleaf Tickseed


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picture of Coreopsis verticillata, image of Coreopsis verticillata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cove5_001_lvd

        

picture of Coreopsis verticillata, image of Coreopsis verticillata

JK Marlow    jkm0407f_05

July    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

Lvs ternately dissected (often pinnately redivided) into threadlike segments, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

picture of Coreopsis verticillata, image of Coreopsis verticillata

JK Marlow    jkm070703_042

July    Summers County    WV

Sandstone Visitors Center

Leaves palmately divided into linear segments imparting a soft lacy texture, per Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee.

picture of Coreopsis verticillata, image of Coreopsis verticillata

JK Marlow    jkm070703_046

July    Summers County    WV

Sandstone Visitors Center

Rays yellow and not (or inconspicuously) toothed; disc flowers yellow, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

picture of Coreopsis verticillata, image of Coreopsis verticillata

JK Marlow    jkm0310c_14

October    Greenville County    SC

SC Native Plant Society Plant Sale

picture of Coreopsis verticillata, image of Coreopsis verticillata

JK Marlow    jkm071028_117

October    Edgefield County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Edgefield Ranger District