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Coreopsis tripteris L.
Tall tickseed, Tall coreopsis
Synonym(s): Coreopsis tripteris var. deamii, Coreopsis tripteris var. intercedens, Coreopsis tripteris var. smithii, Coreopsis tripteris var. subrhomboidea
USDA Symbol: COTR4
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
A very tall coreopsis, this perennial grows 3-9 ft. in height. The stalked leaves divide into three lanceolate segments. Yellow petals are rounded at the tip.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
, WV Canada: ON
, QC Native Distribution:
to extreme e. KS
e. to PA
& GA Native Habitat:
Open, woods; roadsides; damp prairies
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist to dry sands.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
BenefitAttracts: Birds , Butterflies
Easily grown from seed. Mature plants may be increased by division. Seed Collection:
Not Available Seed Treatment:
Seeds of this genus
generally germinate without pretreatment. Commercially Avail:
National Wetland Indicator Status
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:
Delaware Nature Society
- Hockessin, DEMt. Cuba Center
- Hockessin, DE
Record Last Modified: 2012-12-07
Research By: TWC Staff