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Coreopsis nuecensis A. Heller
USDA Symbol: CONU3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Yellow Bloom Time:
Mar , Apr , May Bloom Notes:
The yellow ray
flowers feature brick-red marks about 1/3 of the way out from the point of attachment creating a coronal effect from which the plants common name is derived. The proximal
parts of the ray
flowers (below the red marks) are often orangish-yellow.
DistributionUSA: TX Native Distribution:
Classified as a Texas endemic,
though it may occur naturally in Tamaulipas, MX. Native Habitat:
Sandy soils of the Texas Coastal Plain and the Rio Grande Plain.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Heat Tolerant: yes
Soil Description: Sandy soil.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Record Last Modified: 2007-12-13
Research By: TWC Staff