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NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Details

Coreopsis gladiata

Swamp Coreopsis, Coastal Plain Tickseed

Scientific Name:

Coreopsis gladiata

Genus:

Coreopsis

Species Epithet:

gladiata

Common Name:

Swamp Coreopsis, Coastal Plain Tickseed

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

1-3 ft., 3-6 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow, Purple

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

August, September, October, November

Growing Area:

Mountains, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Swamp forests. Vascular Plants of NC shows it in only 1 NC county, in the Sandhill; USDA PLANTS shows it in one mountain county and a number of coastal plain/sandhills counties.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate, Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S2: Imperiled, S3: Vulnerable (*Key)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure, G5 - Secure (*Key)

State Status:

W6: Watch List: Regionally Rare (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://auth1.dpr.ncparks.gov/flora/species_account.php

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/coreopsis-gladiata/

https://nc.audubon.org/700

https://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/coreopsis-gladiata

https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=COGL2



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