Wild Florida Photo - Coreopsis floridana

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Coreopsis floridana

FLORIDA TICKSEED

Florida native

Endemic to Florida

 

A frequent wildflower of wet flatwoods throughout much of the central and southern peninsula and along the big bend into all but the most western panhandle, plus Nassau County.
The flowers are stalked with yellow ray florets having lobed tips and dark brown disk florets. Grows up to a meter (~3ft.) tall or more with alternate leaves, reduced and clasping above, the lowermost stalked. Leaves are spatulate with entire margins and may be glabrous or pubescent. The outer bracts of the flowers are triangular.

 
Coreopsis floridana is a member of the Asteraceae - Aster family.

Other species of the Coreopsis genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Coreopsis leavenworthii - LEAVENWORTH'S TICKSEED
  View  Coreopsis gladiata - COASTALPLAIN TICKSEED
  View  Coreopsis lanceolata - LANCELEAF TICKSEED


Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.


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