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Wildflowers

Crown Tickseed

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Native Growing Area

Scientific Name: Coreopsis nuecensis

Common Names: Crown Tickseed

Description

Bloom is distinctive with brick-red detail on yellow rays about 1/3 of the distance from the center of the bloom. Prefers sandy soils along coasts and rivers.

Bloom Color(s): yellow

Duration: Annual

Bloom Period: March to May

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Sightings: Many , Katherine P. Raines Rd and Hwy 4