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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Coreopsis tripteris L.
Tall tickseed, Tall coreopsis
USDA Symbol: COTR4
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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
AL , AR , CT , DC , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV Canada: ON
, QC Native Distribution:
W. IA to extreme e. KS & NM, e. to PA & GA Native Habitat:
Open, woods; roadsides; damp prairies USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
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:
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, DE
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Record Modified: 2012-12-07
Research By: TWC Staff