Plant Index


 
 
 

Coreopsis verticillata

Coreopsis verticillata L.

whorled tickseed, threadleaf coreopsis

Cultivar(s): Golden Showers
Coreopsis verticillata (Whorled Tickseed)
Image ID: 29005
Image by: Oglesby, Emily
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: COVE5
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Coreopsis verticillata
Include in WOTAS: 1
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2018-09-16

CULTIVAR INDEX

Cult_id Cultivar_name Action
53 Golden Showers View

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: COREO2
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Coreopsis
GENUS AUTHORITY: L.
GENUS COMMON: Tickseed
GENUS SUMMARY: [contributed by Alan S. Weakley and Bruce A. Sorrie]
GENUS IDENTIFICATION:
GENUS REFERENCES: Sorrie, LeBlond, & Weakley (2013)=X; Strother in FNA (2006c); Smith (1976)=Z; Sherff & Alexander (1955)=Y; Cronquist (1980)=SE. Key adapted from Y and Z.

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: ASTERA
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Asteraceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: Dumortier 1822 or COMPOSITAE Giseke 1792
FAMILY COMMON: Aster Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 1500-1700 genera and 20,000-25,000 species, shrubs, herbs, trees, and vines, cosmopolitan in distribution.
FAMILY REFERENCE: Cronquist (1980)=SE throughout family treatment.

NCBG DESCRIPTIVES

INTRO: Erect, rhizomatous perennial usually growing in clumps in dry sandy, rocky, or clayey woodlands and woodland borders.
STEMS: Stems unbranched except in inflorescence, smooth with hairs at nodes.
LEAVES: Leaves opposite, sessile, to 2 1/2 in. long, divided into multiple threadlike segments, presenting a feathery appearance.
INFLORESCENCE:
FLOWERS: Composite flowers (heads) in diffusely-branched, terminal cluster; heads yellow, 1-2 in. wide, consisting of 8 ray florets with minutely toothed tips encircling a dense center disk of tiny, tubular florets. 2 different series of bracts (inner and outer) surround the base of each head.
FRUITS:
COMMENTS:
HEIGHT: 2-3 ft.

DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Herb

LEAF ARRANGEMENT: Opposite, Basal
LEAF COMPLEXITY: Trifoliate
LEAF RETENTION:

FLORAL CHARACTERISTICS
SYMMETRY: Mixed
BLOOM TIME: May-July
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
x x x x x

BLOOM COLOR: Yellow
White Red Pink Orange Yellow Green Blue Lavender Purple Violet Brown Not Applicable
x

FRUITING PERIOD:

DISTRIBUTION
HABITAT TYPE: Dry forests, Woods margins
NATIVE RANGE: southeastern United States

HORTICULTURAL
Plant Sale Text: The dainty yellow flowers of whorled tickseed bloom for a number of weeks beginning in early summer. Though the flowers and fine-textured foliage are delicate in appearance, this easy-to-grow southeastern native perennial is virtually free of garden pests. Whorled tickseed is a good choice for your perennial border or naturalized meadow. Each plant grows into a handsome clump. When in bloom, it is very attractive to butterflies.

Bloom Table Text:

NCBG Location:

Cultural Notes:

SOIL MOISTURE: Dry, Average, Well-drained
LIGHT EXPOSURE: Sun, Part Shade
MINIMUM HARDINESS ZONE: 3
MAXIMUM HARDINESS ZONE: 9
GERMINATION CODE:
WILDLIFE VALUE: Bee Friendly, Butterfly Friendly, Bird Friendly
DEER RESISTANCE:

GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
305 2011-0172 2011-07-09 310 View
320 2011-0187 2011-07-13 325 View
2458 1986-2299 View
4404 1992-0560 View
6651 1996-0297 View
7429 2000-0174 2000-04-25 View
9369 2021-0032 2021-04-05 0 View


GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
310 HORT 2005-10-23 Liloia View
325 HORT 2004-10-11 Bryan View
1814 HORT 2006-10-01 Bryan View
2052 NPMD 2020-09-03 Marzolf View
2061 NPMD 2020-09-05 Kunz View
2075 NPMD 2020-09-21 Adams View
2177 NPMD 2019-08-20 Touloupas View


GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
719 305 44 NCBG staff 2011-05-10 View
741 320 19 NCBG staff 2011-05-12 View
4170 2458 27 NCBG staff 1986-12-31 View
4171 2458 27 NCBG staff 1986-12-31 View
6732 4404 200 NCBG staff 1993-03-01 View
9410 6651 115 NCBG staff 1967-12-01 View
10436 7429 115 NCBG staff 2000-04-01 View
12585 9369 226 Wait 2020-06-25 View
12586 9369 227 Wait 2020-06-25 View
12587 9369 228 Wait 2020-06-25 View
12588 9369 229 Wait 2020-06-25 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: COVE5
USDA Common Name: Whorled Tickseed
Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)
Distribution: USA (AL, AR, CT, DC, FL, GA, KY, MA, MD, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, SC, TN, VA, WV), CAN (ON, QC)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Coreopsis verticillata
COMMON NAME: Threadleaf Coreopsis
SYNONYMY: [= C, F, FNA, G, K, RAB, S, SE, Va, W, WV, Y, Z]
PHENOLOGY: May-Jul.
HABITAT: Dry sandy, rocky, or clayey woodlands and woodland borders.
COMMENTS: Smith (1976) indicates that the species consists of two chromosome races, a diploid, ranging in the Piedmont and Mountains from c. SC and NC north to ne. WV, and s. MD, and an allotetraploid, limited to the Coastal Plain of ne. NC and se. VA. The finely-divided leaves are attractive and the plant is cultivated horticulturally; scattered occurrences outside the ranges indicated above are escapes from cultivation.
RANGE MAP: Coreopsis verticillata.png

Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Asteraceae Dumortier 1822 or COMPOSITAE Giseke 1792 (Aster Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 1500-1700 genera and 20,000-25,000 species, shrubs, herbs, trees, and vines, cosmopolitan in distribution.
REFERENCE: Cronquist (1980)=SE throughout family treatment.
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Coreopsis L. (Tickseed)
SUMMARY: [contributed by Alan S. Weakley and Bruce A. Sorrie]
REFERENCE: Sorrie, LeBlond, & Weakley (2013)=X; Strother in FNA (2006c); Smith (1976)=Z; Sherff & Alexander (1955)=Y; Cronquist (1980)=SE. Key adapted from Y and Z.

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Coreopsis verticillata in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Coreopsis verticillata in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Coreopsis verticillata in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Coreopsis verticillata in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Coreopsis verticillata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Coreopsis verticillata

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 29005
ID IMAGE2: 0
ID IMAGE3: 8472

From the Image Gallery


Image ID: 7801

Image ID: 7802

Image ID: 8471

Image ID: 13770

Image ID: 13771

Image ID: 13772

Image ID: 13773

Image ID: 13774

Image ID: 8472

Image ID: 28999

Image ID: 29000

Image ID: 29001

Image ID: 29002

Image ID: 29003

Image ID: 29004
16 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Go back