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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Coreopsis nudata Nutt.
Georgia tickseed, Swamp coreopsis
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 CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May
, MS Native Distribution:
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
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:
National Wetland Indicator Status
|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.
Record Last Modified: 2013-09-11
Research By: TWC Staff