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A cladistic study of North American Coreopsis (Asteraceae: Heliantheae)

Author(s): R. K. Jansen, E. B. Smith, D. J. Crawford

Year: 1987

Journal: Plant Systematics and Evolution
Volume: 157
Issue: 1-2
Pages: 73-84

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

Species Referenced: Coreopsis basalis (Goldenmane tickseed), Coreopsis gladiata (Coastal plain tickseed), Coreopsis integrifolia (Fringeleaf tickseed), Coreopsis lanceolata (Lanceleaf coreopsis), Coreopsis leavenworthii (Leavenworth's tickseed), Coreopsis linifolia (Texas tickseed), Coreopsis major (Greater tickseed), Coreopsis pubescens (Star tickseed), Coreopsis tinctoria (Plains coreopsis), Coreopsis verticillata (Threadleaf coreopsis),


Evaluates the pylogeny of North American Coreopsis species. The genus is divided into 11 monophyletic sections. The results indicate two lineages in North America, one occurring largely in California and Mexico and the other restricted to the eastern and southeastern US.

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R. K. Jansen, E. B. Smith, and D. J. Crawford. "A cladistic study of North American Coreopsis (Asteraceae: Heliantheae)." Plant Systematics and Evolution 157.1-2 (1987): 73-84.

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ISSN: 0378-2697
DOI: 10.1007/bf00939182
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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