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Collinsia tinctoria (Sticky chinese houses)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Collinsia tinctoria

Collinsia tinctoria Hartw. ex Benth.

Sticky Chinese houses

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)


USDA Symbol: coti

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Whorled
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: white to reddish-purple, maroon spots



Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

Research Literature

Reslit 355 - The flavonoid-rich fraction of Coreopsis tinctoria promotes glucose tolerance regain through pancreatic function recovery in streptozotocin-induced glucose-intolerant rats (2010) T. Dias, M. R. Bronze, P. J. Houghton, H. Mota-Fil...
Reslit 547 - Antagonistic interactions between competition and insect herbivory on plant growth (2004) J. J. Haag, M. D. Coupe and J. F. Cahill
Reslit 1306 - A biosystematic study of Coreopsis tinctoria and C. cardaminefolia (Compositae) (1971) E. B. Smith and H. M. Parker
Reslit 1540 - Antioxidant Activities of Fractions Obtained from Flowers of Coreopsis tinctoria Nutt (2010) J. H. Woo, H. S. Jeong, Y. D. Chang, S. L. Shin an...
Reslit 1933 - Comparative Capitular Morphology and Anatomy of Coreopsis L and Bidens L (Compositae), Including a Review of Generic Boundaries (1995) M. Tadesse, D. J. Crawford and E. B. Smith
Reslit 2562 - Phyletic trends in sections Eublepharis and Calliopsis of the genus Coreopsis (Compositae) (1983) E. B. Smith
Reslit 2564 - A cladistic study of North American Coreopsis (Asteraceae: Heliantheae) (1987) R. K. Jansen, E. B. Smith, D. J. Crawford
Reslit 2566 - Appearance of first generation larvae of the sunflower moth, Homoeosoma electellum (Hulst)(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), in the central United States (1985) V. H. Beregovoy
Reslit 2567 - Meiotic chromosome numbers in Texas species of the genus Coreopsis (Compositae-Heliantheae) (1960) L. Turner
Reslit 2569 - Leaf flavonoid chemistry of North American Coreopsis (Compositae): intra-and intersectional variation (1983) D. J. Crawford, E. B. Smith

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

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


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

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