Coreopsis major Walter - Great Tickseed
Family - Asteraceae
Flowering - May - July.
Habitat - Woodlands, thickets, sandhills, pine flatwoods, old fields.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This attractive species can be found throughout North America. It is a very common species and certainly worthy of cultivation. The plant is very easy to identify becasue of its lanceolate-whorled leaves and big yellow flower heads.
Photographs taken in Lowndes County, AL., 6-4-05.