FLORIDA TICKSEED (Coreopsis floridana)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: FLORIDA TICKSEED (Coreopsis floridana)

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Tickseed has been named the State Wildflower of Florida. You can learn about the various species at: http://flawildflowers.org/resources/pdfs/pdf11/AboutCoreopsis.pdf

This species is Endemic to Florida.

Learn: http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/coreopsis-floridana

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=coreopsis

Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=1137

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