Calflora
Taxon  Report   2373    
Coreopsis gigantea  (Kellogg) H. M. Hall  
(no longer an active name)
Giant coreopsis
Coreopsis gigantea
© 2007 Lynn Watson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Coreopsis 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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Plant Characteristics
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Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Coreopsis
Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Leptosyne gigantea

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Leptosyne gigantea
PLANTS: Tuckermannia gigantea
NOTE: Coreopsis gigantea is no longer an active name.
More information about  Coreopsis gigantea
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 (COGI)

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: Dec 15, 2018).