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Coreopsis douglasii (Douglas' tickseed)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Coreopsis douglasii

Coreopsis douglasii (DC.) H.M. Hall

Douglas' Tickseed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Coreopsis stillmanii var. jonesii, Leptosyne douglasii

USDA Symbol: CODO2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A delicate, erect annual with few 2-10 in. stems, each bearing one flower head. Leaves are basal, or nearly so, and thread-like. The small, golden, daisy-like heads are less than an inch across.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr


Native Distribution: Inner Coast Ranges from Santa Clara to Santa Barbara Cos., CA
Native Habitat: Gravelly or rocky, open slopes from 500-2000 ft.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Gravelly soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available

Additional resources

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


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

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