Coreopsis major

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Coreopsis major
Coreopsis major FWS-1.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Coreopsis
Species: C. major
Binomial name
Coreopsis major
  • Chrysostemma senifolium Shuttlew. ex Walp.
  • Coreopsis oemleri Elliott
  • Coreopsis senifolia Michx.
  • Coreopsis stellata Nutt.

Coreopsis major is a North American species of tickseeds, in the sunflower family. It is native to the eastern United States, from Louisiana to Virginia and as far inland as Indiana and Ohio. There are isolated populations in Pennsylvania, Long Island, and Massachusetts, most likely escapes from cultivation.[2]

Coreopsis major is a perennial herb up to 90 cm (3 feet) tall with yellow flower heads.[3]