Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.
Search native plant database:
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Coreopsis nudata Nutt.
Georgia tickseed, Swamp coreopsis
USDA Symbol: conu5
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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 CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May
AL , FL , GA , LA , MS Native Distribution:
N. FL to LA Native Habitat:
Moist, open pinelands; wet ditches USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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
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:
Recommended Species Lists
Find native plant species by state. Each list contains commercially available species suitable for gardens and planned landscapes. Once you have selected a collection, you can browse the collection or search within it using the combination search.
View Recommended Species page
Record Modified: 2009-01-31
Research By: TWC Staff