Coreopsis grandiflora

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Coreopsis grandiflora
Alois Lunzer04.jpg
watercolor circa 1895[1]
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C. grandiflora
Binomial name
Coreopsis grandiflora
Hogg ex Sweet 1826 not Nutt. ex Chapm. 1860[2]
Synonyms[3]
  • Coreopsis boykiniana Nutt.
  • Coreopsis harveyana A.Gray
  • Coreopsis heterolepis Sherff
  • Coreopsis heterophylla Nutt. 1841 not Cav. 1795
  • Coreopsis longipes Hook.
  • Coreopsis saxicola Alexander

Coreopsis grandiflora is a North American species of perennial plants in the sunflower family. The common name is large-flowered tickseed.[4] It is found in eastern Canada (Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick) and much of the United States, especially the south-central part of the country (Oklahoma, Arkansas, etc.).[5] The species is widely cultivated in China and naturalized there.[6]

Coreopsis grandiflora is a perennial sometimes greater than 60 cm (2 feet) tall. It produces yellow ray and disc flowers.[7]

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Coreopsis grandiflora sunburst

References[edit]

  1. ^ illustration by Alois Lunzer (1840-?)
  2. ^ Tropicos search for Coreopsis grandiflora
  3. ^ The Plant List, Coreopsis grandiflora Hogg ex Sweet
  4. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
  5. ^ Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map
  6. ^ Flora of China, 大花金鸡菊 da hua jin ji ju Coreopsis grandiflora Hogg ex Sweet
  7. ^ Flora of North America, Coreopsis grandiflora Hogg ex Sweet, Brit. Fl. Gard. 2: plate 175. 1826.