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A biosystematic survey of Coreopsis in eastern United States and Canada

Author(s): E. B. Smith

Year: 1976

Journal: SIDA Contributions to Botany
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Volume: 6
Issue: 3
Pages: 123-215

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),


Provides a comprehensive systematic survey of the genus Coreopsis. The article examines morphology, chromosome numbers, breeding behavior, and hybridization. A key and description for all native Florida Coreopsis is provided. Recommendations for further research is included. The article can be accessed without a subscription at the Biodiversity Heritage Library at the following link:

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E. B. Smith. "A biosystematic survey of Coreopsis in eastern United States and Canada." SIDA Contributions to Botany 6.3 (1976): 123-215.

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ISSN: 0036-1488
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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