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Coreopsis gladiata Walter
Coastal plain tickseed, Coastal tickseed
Synonym(s): Coreopsis angustifolia, Coreopsis helianthoides, Coreopsis longifolia, Coreopsis longifolia var. godfreyi
USDA Symbol: COGL2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
The small, tubular, maroon or brown disk flowers of this short-lived perennial offer a colorful contrast with the rich-yellow ray flowers (petals) which are notched at the ends. Lance-shaped leaves are numerous on lower parts of the 2-5 ft. plant, becoming much smaller and bract-like at the top.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct
, SC Native Distribution:
Coastal plain from NC
to TX Native Habitat:
Moist to wet, open pinelands
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Moist to wet, often acid, sandy soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FACW || FACW |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Mt. Cuba Center
- Hockessin, DE
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff