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RESEARCH LITERATURE

The Research Literature database was created and funded by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Use the search features below to find scientific articles on native wildflowers that are commercially available or used in restoration projects.

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A biosystematic study of Coreopsis tinctoria and C. cardaminefolia (Compositae)

Author(s): E. B. Smith and H. M. Parker

Year: 1971

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Brittonia
Volume: 23
Issue: 2
Pages: 161-170

Article Topic(s): Morphology, Systematics, Taxonomy, Genetics
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Coreopsis tinctoria (Plains coreopsis),

Abstract

Researches the taxonomic validity of Coreopsis tinctoria and C. cardaminefolia as distinct species. The two species overlap morphologically in almost all characters measure and the chromosome numbers are the same. Therefore, the authors redefine C. tinctoria to include C. cardaminefolia. The article provides detailed morphological information for C. tinctoria.

Suggested Citation

E. B. Smith and H. M. Parker. "A biosystematic study of Coreopsis tinctoria and C. cardaminefolia (Compositae)." Brittonia 23.2 (1971): 161-170.

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