Coreopsis lanceolata

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Common Names: Lanceleaf tickseed [1], sand coreopsis, [2] longstalk coreopsis

Coreopsis lanceolata
Coreopsis lanceolata AFP.jpg
Photo by the Atlas of Florida Plants Database
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida - Dicots
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Coreopsis
Species: C. lanceolata
Binomial name
Coreopsis lanceolata
Natural range of Coreopsis lanceolata from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Taxonomic Notes

Synonyms: Coreopsis lanceolata var. lanceolata, C. lanceolata var. villosa, C. heterogyna Fernald, C. crassifolia Aiton

Varieties: none


C. lanceolata is a perennial forb/herb of the Asteraceae family native to North America.


C. lanceolata is found throughout the United States apart from Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota. It is also found in Ontario and British Columbia.[1]



The ideal habitat for the C. lanceolata is in dry soil with full sun. [1]


Flowering of the C. lanceolata has been observed to flower between January and July, with peak inflorescence between March May and April, producing the majority of the buds. [3]

Seed bank and germination

For successful seedlings, a firm seedbed is needed that has been lightly disked. Light plant debris is ideal; more will stifle plant germination. Germination occurs in the fall. [1]

Conservation and Management

Cultivation and restoration

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References and notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 USDA Plant Database
  2. Goldblum, D., et al. (2013). "The impact of seed mix weight on diversity and species composition in a tallgrass prairie restoration planting, Nachusa grasslands, Illinois, USA." Ecological Restoration 31(2): 154-167.
  3. Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. Accessed: 18 MAY 2018