Coreopsis nuecensis

Common Names: Crown tickseed, tickseed-sunflower
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Aster family

Syn. Bidens coronata. An annual herb up to 50 cm tall. Ray florets are yellow with red or purple flecks; disc florets are yellow. The plants are zoochorous; their seeds will stick to clothing, fur or feathers, and be carried to new habitat. This has enabled them to colonize a wide range, including many oceanic islands.

Grows in sandy soil in open woodlands.

Primary Flower Color: Yellow
Secondary Flower Color: Yellow
Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.