Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Coreopsis palmata Nutt. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Derek Anderson

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Robert Bierman

Robert Bierman
Family Asteraceae
Coreopsis palmata Nutt.
finger tickseed, prairie coreopsis, prairie tickseed, stiff tickseed
Coreopsis: from Greek koris, "a bug," and -opsis, indicating a resemblance, therefore meaning bug-like, referring to the achenes which look like ticks
palmata: lobed like a hand with fingers
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 2'-3' tall forb; from rhizomes
Flower: head 1 1/2"- 2 1/2" wide, yellow rays 1/2"-1" long and mostly with un-notched tips, disk 1/3"-1/2" wide; inflorescence with one to a few heads on short stalks; blooms June-Aug.
Fruit:dry seed with narrow wings and no fluffy pappus
Leaf:stalkless, divided into 3 deep lobes above the base, lobes linear with the center one sometimes lobed again
Habitat: full sun; dry to moderate moisture; prairies, meadows; in sandy, loamy soil
(Glossary)

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