Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Coreopsis lanceolata L. image
Photographer: Robert W. Freckmann           

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Janice Stiefel

Janice Stiefel
Family Asteraceae
Coreopsis lanceolata L.
lance-leaf tickseed, long-stalk tickseed, sand coreopsis, sand tickseed
Coreopsis: from Greek koris, "a bug," and -opsis, indicating a resemblance, therefore meaning bug-like, referring to the achenes which look like ticks
lanceolata: lance-shaped
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 8"'-24" tall forb; clustered stems with most leaves only near the base
Flower: head 1 1/4"-2 3/4" wide with yellow, 1/2"-1" long, notched rays, disk 1/3"-3/4" wide; inflorescence of one to a few heads on long stalks; blooms May-Aug.
Fruit:dry seed with flat, thin wings and no fluffy pappus
Leaf:long and narrow, usually un-lobed or with 2 small side lobes
Habitat: full sun; dry to moderate moisture; prairies, meadows; in rocky, sandy, loamy soil
Notes: mostly a garden escapee in Wis. except perhaps in Door Co.
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Coreopsis crassifolia Aiton
Coreopsis heterogyna Fernald

         
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