Coreopsis tinctoria (Plains coreopsis)

Sometimes called Golden tickseed. Drought tolerant; full sun to partial shade. Yellow flowers with maroon centers bloom June to September along roadsides, fields and meadows. A widely cultivated annual species commonly included in wildflower mixtures.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Asteraceae

Duration: Annual, biennial, perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Single crown

Mature Height: 36 in.

Bloom Color: Yellow

Bloom Period: Late spring

Annual Precipitation: 20-55 in.

Drought Tolerance: Low

Shade Tolerance: Intermediate

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status: FACU

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance: Low

Nitrogen Fixation: None

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: No

Medium Texture:Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

pH Range: 5.2-7.8


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 3,222,200

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall/Spring

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

None