Coreopsis californica

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Coreopsis californica
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Coreopsis californica var. californica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Coreopsis
Species: C. californica
Binomial name
Coreopsis californica var. californica
(Nuttall) H. Sharsmith

Coreopsis californica var. californica is an annual plant species of the genus Coreopsis in Asteraceae.[1] Coreopsis species are commonly called tickseeds.

Distribution[edit]

Coreopsis californica var. californica is found in dry habitats of California (U.S.) and Baja California state (Mexico). It grows at elevations of 30–600 metres (98–1,969 ft).[1] The plant grows in the washes of the San Joaquin Valley, southern Inner California Coast Ranges, and Transverse Ranges; and bajadas of the Mojave Desert, Colorado Desert, and Sonoran Desert.[1]

Description[edit]

Coreopsis californica var. californica has linear leaves that are generally basal and 2–10 centimetres (0.79–3.94 in) long.[1] The yellow flowers appear from March to May.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e UC/Jepson . accessed 6.16.2012

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