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NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Details

Coreopsis latifolia

Broadleaf Coreopsis, Broadleaf Tickseed

Scientific Name:

Coreopsis latifolia

Genus:

Coreopsis

Species Epithet:

latifolia

Common Name:

Broadleaf Coreopsis, Broadleaf 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

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day, Less than 2 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

July, August, September

Growing Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

In rich, moist, cove forests and slopes at medium elevations, primarily from 500 m in the Blue Ridge Escarpment to nearly 1500 m, often locally abundant. Rare in NC mountains. Native to NC, SC, TN, & GA.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

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:

S3: Vulnerable (*Key)

Global Rank:

G3 - Vulnerable (*Key)

State Status:

W1: Watch List: Rare but Relatively Secure (*Key)

Notes:

Forms clumps. Has only 5 ray flowers. Not yet available in the nursery trade.

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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-latifolia/

https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=COLA7

https://nc.audubon.org/700



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