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Coreopsis linifolia (Texas tickseed)
Cressler, Alan

Coreopsis linifolia

Coreopsis linifolia Nutt.

Texas Tickseed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Coreopsis gladiata var. linifolia, Coreopsis oniscicarpa, Coreopsis oniscicarpa var. simulans, Coreopsis saxicoloidea

USDA Symbol: COLI5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: May flower year-round under the right conditions.


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-23
Research By: TWC Staff

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