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Coreopsis wrightii (Rock tickseed)
Fabre, Carl

Coreopsis wrightii

Coreopsis wrightii (A. Gray) H.M. Parker

Rock Tickseed, Golden-wave

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Coreopsis basalis var. wrightii, Coreopsis drummondii var. wrightii

USDA Symbol: COWR3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The species name of this plant is for Charles Wright, 1811-1885, world-wide botanical collector but mainly in Texas (1837-1952), Cuba and his native Connecticut.


From the Image Gallery

9 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Yellow ray flowers with red bases


USA: CA , NM , OK , TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0529 Collected Jul 27, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1044 Collected 2007-06-13 in Harrison County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-07-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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