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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Coreopsis gladiata Walt.
Coastal plain tickseed, Coastal tickseed
USDA Symbol: COGL2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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
AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC Native Distribution:
Coastal plain from NC to TX Native Habitat:
Moist to wet, open pinelands USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Moist to wet, often acid, sandy soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff