Coreopsis nudata Nutt.
Georgia tickseed, Swamp coreopsis
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: conu5
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.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS
Native Distribution: N. FL to LA
Native Habitat: Moist, open pinelands; wet ditches
Growing ConditionsWater 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
PropagationDescription: 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
BibliographyBibref 1620 - Gardening with Native Plants of the South (Reprint Edition) (2009) Wasowski, S. with A. Wasowski
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Research LiteratureReslit 2562 - Phyletic trends in sections Eublepharis and Calliopsis of the genus Coreopsis (Compositae) (1983) E. B. Smith
Reslit 2574 - Descriptions of some native Trypetid flies with notes on their habits (1934) F. H. Benjamin
This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Coreopsis nudata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Coreopsis nudata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Coreopsis nudata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2015-09-21
Research By: TWC Staff