Taxon  Report   2378    
Coreopsis tinctoria  Nutt.
Calliopsis,  Golden tickseed
Coreopsis tinctoria
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
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Coreopsis tinctoria
© 2013 Richard Spellenberg
Coreopsis tinctoria
© 2013 Richard Spellenberg
Coreopsis tinctoria, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Coreopsis tinctoria
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Coreopsis
Communities: escaped cultivar

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Coreopsis tinctoria var. atkinsoniana
ICPN: Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoria
More information about  Coreopsis tinctoria
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).