Coreopsis gladiata Walter
Coastal plain tickseed, Coastal tickseed
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Coreopsis angustifolia, Coreopsis helianthoides, Coreopsis longifolia, Coreopsis longifolia var. godfreyi
USDA Symbol: COGL2
The small, tubular, maroon or brown disk flowers of this short-lived perennial offer a colorful contrast with the rich-yellow ray flowers (petals) which are notched at the ends. Lance-shaped leaves are numerous on lower parts of the 2-5 ft. plant, becoming much smaller and bract-like at the top.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct
DistributionUSA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC
Native Distribution: Coastal plain from NC to TX
Native Habitat: Moist to wet, open pinelands
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Moist to wet, often acid, sandy soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
National Wetland Indicator Status
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE
Research LiteratureReslit 1534 - Using compost for container production of ornamental wetland and flatwood species native to Florida (2006) S. B. Wilson and P. J. Stoffella
Reslit 1933 - Comparative Capitular Morphology and Anatomy of Coreopsis L and Bidens L (Compositae), Including a Review of Generic Boundaries (1995) M. Tadesse, D. J. Crawford and E. B. Smith
Reslit 2560 - Susceptibility of cultivated native wildflowers to deer damage (2011) L. W. Degroote, H. K. Ober, J. H. Aldrich, J. G. N...
Reslit 2564 - A cladistic study of North American Coreopsis (Asteraceae: Heliantheae) (1987) R. K. Jansen, E. B. Smith, D. J. Crawford
Reslit 2565 - ITS sequences and phylogenetic relationships in Bidens and Coreopsis (Asteraceae) (1999) S. C. Kim, D. J. Crawford, M. Tadesse, M. Berbee, ...
Reslit 2569 - Leaf flavonoid chemistry of North American Coreopsis (Compositae): intra-and intersectional variation (1983) D. J. Crawford, E. B. Smith
Reslit 2571 - The chromosome numbers of North American Coreopsis with phyletic interpretations (1975) E. B. Smith
Reslit 2572 - A biosystematic survey of Coreopsis in eastern United States and Canada (1976) E. B. Smith
Reslit 2573 - Phylogeny of eastern North American Coreopsis (Asteraceae-Coreopsideae): Insights from nuclear and plastid sequences and comments on character evolution (2005) D. J. Crawford, M. E. Mort
This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Coreopsis gladiata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Coreopsis gladiata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Coreopsis gladiata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2017-10-19
Research By: TWC Staff