Coreopsis tripteris

tall tickseed

Asteraceae (Compositae)

wildlife plant   wildlife plant   wildlife plant

Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-9 ft    Width: 2-8 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Fruit Color: fruit color      brown,NA
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Plant at the back of an informal wildflower or butterfly garden--it gets tall.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: adaptable


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Attracts many pollinators including bees and butterflies. Small birds and other wildlife consume seeds.
Native Habitats: Moist upland hardwood forests, mixed hardwood-pine forests. Secondary woods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: