Coreopsis tripteris L.
Tall tickseed, Tall coreopsis
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Coreopsis tripteris var. deamii, Coreopsis tripteris var. intercedens, Coreopsis tripteris var. smithii, Coreopsis tripteris var. subrhomboidea
USDA Symbol: cotr4
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
DistributionUSA: AL , AR , CT , DC , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV
Canada: ON , QC
Native Distribution: W. IA to extreme e. KS & NM, e. to PA & GA
Native Habitat: Open, woods; roadsides; damp prairies
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist to dry sands.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
BenefitAttracts: Birds , Butterflies
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
PropagationDescription: Easily grown from seed. Mature plants may be increased by division.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Seeds of this genus generally germinate without pretreatment.
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Suppliers DirectoryAccording to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery - Orefield, PA
Sunshine Farm & Gardens - Renick, WV
Ohio Prairie Nursery - Hiram, OH
Toadshade Wildflower Farm - Frenchtown, NJ
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Delaware Nature Society - Hockessin, DE
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE
* Available Online from Wildflower Center Store
Bibliography* The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants An Illustrated Guide (2011) Adelman, Charlotte and Schwartz, Bernard L.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Coreopsis tripteris in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Coreopsis tripteris in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Coreopsis tripteris
MetadataRecord Modified: 2014-03-26
Research By: TWC Staff