Coreopsis rosea Nutt.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Coreopsis rosea Nutt.

  • Description

    Species Description - Glabrous, rhizomatous perennial 2–6 dm; lvs 2–5 cm, linear, ± entire or occasionally some irregularly lobed; heads rather short-pedunculate, the yellow disk 5–10 mm wide; outer invol bracts short, eventually spreading; rays pink (white), ca 1 cm; receptacular bracts linear, acute to obtuse; disk-cors 4-toothed; style appendages short and blunt; achenes narrow, wingless, ca 2 mm; pappus a minute cup, or nearly obsolete; 2n=26. Wet, often sandy or acid soil, or in shallow water; N.S. and Mass. to Ga., mainly on the coastal plain. Aug., Sept.

  • Common Names

    pink tickseed