Calflora
Taxon  Report   10952    
Leptosyne gigantea  Kellogg
Giant coreopsis
Leptosyne gigantea
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Leptosyne gigantea
© 1997 Christopher L. Christie
Leptosyne gigantea
© 2007 Lynn Watson
Leptosyne gigantea, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Leptosyne gigantea
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Leptosyne
Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Coreopsis gigantea

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Coreopsis gigantea
More information about  Leptosyne gigantea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (COGI)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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