Coreopsis nuecensis

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Coreopsis nuecensis
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C. nuecensis
Binomial name
Coreopsis nuecensis
A.Heller
Synonyms
  • Coreopsis coronata Hook. 1836, illegitimate homonym not L. 1763
  • Coreopsis nuecensoides E.B.Sm.
  • Bidens coronata Fisch. ex Steud.

Coreopsis nuecensis (crown tickseed)[1] is a North American plant species of the tickseeds in sunflower family. It is native to Texas, Louisiana, and probably Tamaulipas. There are reports of isolated populations in Michigan and Florida, both probably escapes from cultivation.[2]

Coreopsis nuecensis is an annual herb up to 50 cm (20 inches) tall. Ray florets are yellow with red or purple flecks; disc florets are yellow. The species grows in sandy soil in open woodlands.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coreopsis nuecensis". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map". bonap.net.
  3. ^ Flora of North America, Coreopsis nuecensis A. Heller
  4. ^ Hooker, William Jackson 1836. Curtis's Botanical Magazine 63: plate 3460 and two subsequent text pages. full-page color illustration, diagnosis in Latin, description + commentary in English