Calflora
Taxon  Report   2370    
Coreopsis californica  (Nutt.) H. Sharsm.  var. californica   
(no longer an active name)
California coreopsis,  California tickseed
Coreopsis californica var. californica
© 2006 Larry Blakely
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Coreopsis californica var. californica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Coreopsis californica var. californica
© 1998 Larry Blakely
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Coreopsis
Communities: Southern Oak Woodland, Valley Grassland, Joshua Tree Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub

Habitat: canyons

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Leptosyne californica

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Leptosyne californica
NOTE: Coreopsis californica var. californica is no longer an active name.
More information about  Coreopsis californica var. californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (COCAC4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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 21, 2018).

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