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Green Landscaping: Greenacres

Native Plants of the Great Lakes

North Branch Restoration Project Seed Book

Coreopsis Tripteris / Family: Asteraceae
Tall Coreopsis, Swink/Wilhelm # 5

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FLOWERING: Late July to early October.

SEED TIMING: Mid-August to November.

HABITAT: Prairies and savannas.

DIAGNOSTIC FEATURES: 3 - 8 feet high. Variable, mostly three-parted, lance-shaped leaves. Canary yellow petals with purple-brown disks. Rays are rounded at tips.

TO PICK: Whole plant turns a rich brown color standing high above most other prairie plants. Pick entire, dried flower head.


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