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Coreopsis gladiata (Coastal plain tickseed)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Coreopsis gladiata

Coreopsis gladiata Walter

Coastal plain tickseed, Coastal tickseed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

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 Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC
Native Distribution: Coastal plain from NC to TX
Native Habitat: Moist to wet, open pinelands

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Moist to wet, often acid, sandy soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
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

Additional resources

USDA: Find Coreopsis gladiata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Coreopsis gladiata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Coreopsis gladiata

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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