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Coreopsis falcata

Common Name(s):
Pool coreopsis , Sickle tickseed
Categories:
Herbs, Native Plants, Perennials, Wildflowers
Comment:

Sickle tickseed is a native herbaceous perennial in the Asteraceae family.  It can grow 1' to 2' tall.

Regions:  Piedmont, Coastal Plains

Seasons of Interest: 

  Blooms: Summer             Nut/Fruit/Seed:  Late Summer

Wildlife Value:   This plant is highly resistant to damage from deer.  Its flowers are attractive to butterflies and other pollinators.  Songbirds eat the seeds. 

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems:  Powdery mildew is a concern.

Season:
Summer
Light:
Sun, part shade
Flower Color:
Yellow
Habit:
Deciduous
Exposure:
Full sun to partial shade
Regions:
Mountain, Piedmont, Coastal Plains
Origin:
FL , GA , NC , SC , VA
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
deciduous, herb, wildflower, perennial, butterflies, songbirds, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 3305

Coreopsis falcata Sickle tickseed flower found in Brunswick County, NC.
Botanize, CC BY-NC - 4.0
Coreopsis falcata Sickle tickseed found in Pender County, NC.
Arleigh Birchler, CC BY-NC - 4.0