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Coreopsis nudata (Georgia tickseed)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Coreopsis nudata

Coreopsis nudata Nutt.

Georgia tickseed, Swamp coreopsis

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: conu5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The purplish-pink rays of these 3-5 ft., few-leaved perennials look like the cultivated Cosmos. The notched ray flowers surround a center of small, yellow disk flowers.

The leaves look delicate and ferny.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS
Native Distribution: N. FL to LA
Native Habitat: Moist, open pinelands; wet ditches

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8)
Drought Tolerance: Low
Soil Description: Rich, moist-to-wet soil.
Conditions Comments: Not winter hardy north of Zone 8

Propagation

Description: Easily grown from seed planted at almost any time of year. Mature plants may be increased by division.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Seeds of this genus generally germinate without pretreatment.
Commercially Avail: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL
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.

Bibliography

Bibref 1620 - Gardening with Native Plants of the South (Reprint Edition) (2009) Wasowski, S. with A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2013-09-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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