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

Coreopsis basalis

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

Coreopsis, Golden-wave, Goldenmane tickseed

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 either on display or available from the following:

Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

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


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

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