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Coreopsis grandiflora Hogg ex Sweet
Largeflower tickseed, Large-flower tickseed, Coreopsis
USDA Symbol: cogr5
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A 1-2 ft. perennial, occasionally annual, with several stems which are leafy nearly to the summit. Leaves are dissected into linear segments. Flower heads are few or solitary on leafless peduncles. The showy ray flowers (petals) are bright yellow.
This plant self-sows readily, becoming weedy.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun
AL , AR , CT , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , ME , MI , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV Canada: ON
, QC Native Distribution:
S.e. U.S., inland to MO, e. KS, OK & TX; introduced elsewhere Native Habitat:
Open, sandy woods; roadsides; fields USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(I)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement:
Part Shade Soil Description:
Sandy soils Conditions Comments:
This plant is not reliably perennial
and self-sows readily, becoming weedy.
Easily grown from seed. Mature plants may be increased by division. Seed Collection:
Not Available Seed Treatment:
Seeds of this genus
generally germinate without pretreatment. Commercially Avail:
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June 18, 2006
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From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery
- Orefield, PA
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Record Modified: 2012-12-07
Research By: TWC Staff