Coreopsis leavenworthii
(Leavenworth's Tickseed)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names:Leavenworth's Tickseed, Common Tickseed
    Synonyms: Coreopsis angustata, Coreopsis lewtonii
    Lifespan: Annual
    Zones: N/A
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: June - November
    Status: Native

Coreopsis leavenworthii, or Leavenworth's Tickseed, is an annual native to the extreme south; it can only be found in southern Alabama and in Florida. It grows in moist to wet woods, prairies, as well as sandhills, scrub and disturbed areas and moist, open roadsides.

There are several less common species of Coreopsis that grow in the Southern United States, among them are this species, Coreopsis leavenworthii, and then, there is the following species: Coreopsis falcata, Coreopsis floridana, Coreopsis gladiata, and Coreopsis linifolia. More information and pictures for differentiating these will be posted when available.

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