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Coreopsis basalis (Goldenmane tickseed)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Coreopsis basalis

Coreopsis basalis (A. Dietr.) S.F. Blake

Goldenmane tickseed, Golden-wave

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Calliopsis basalis, Coreopsis drummondii

USDA Symbol: coba2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul


USA: AL , AR , CT , FL , GA , IL , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX
Native Habitat: Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8)
Soil Description: Sandy

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From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0381 Collected May 12, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0009 Collected April 25, 1990 in Bexar County by Judith C. Berry

2 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium


Bibref 281 - Shinners & Mahler's Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas (1999) Diggs, G. M.; B. L. Lipscomb; B. O'Kennon; W. F...
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Research Literature

Reslit 296 - Allozyme divergence between Coreopsis basalis and C. wrightii (Compositae) (1982) D. J. Crawford and E. B. Smith
Reslit 999 - Storage effects on dormancy and germination of native tickseed species (2007) J. G. Norcini and J. H. Aldrich
Reslit 1000 - Assessing viability of prevariety germplasm of native Coreopsis species (2008) J. G. Norcini and J. H. Aldrich
Reslit 1343 - Phytotoxicity of Granular Formulations of Mesotrione, Pendimethalin + Dimethenamid-P and Sulfentrazone to Six Wildflowers (2009) R. H. Stamps and A. L. Chandler
Reslit 1933 - Comparative Capitular Morphology and Anatomy of Coreopsis L and Bidens L (Compositae), Including a Review of Generic Boundaries (1995) M. Tadesse, D. J. Crawford and E. B. Smith
Reslit 2564 - A cladistic study of North American Coreopsis (Asteraceae: Heliantheae) (1987) R. K. Jansen, E. B. Smith, D. J. Crawford
Reslit 2565 - ITS sequences and phylogenetic relationships in Bidens and Coreopsis (Asteraceae) (1999) S. C. Kim, D. J. Crawford, M. Tadesse, M. Berbee, ...
Reslit 2569 - Leaf flavonoid chemistry of North American Coreopsis (Compositae): intra-and intersectional variation (1983) D. J. Crawford, E. B. Smith
Reslit 2570 - Phylogeny of Coreopsideae (Asteraceae) using ITS sequences suggests lability in reproductive characters (2004) R. T. Kimball, D. J. Crawford
Reslit 2571 - The chromosome numbers of North American Coreopsis with phyletic interpretations (1975) E. B. Smith

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-04-24
Research By: TWC Staff

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