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Kentlands Photowalk: Plains Coreopsis, Tickseed IMG 5592

Kentlands Photowalk: Plains Coreopsis, Tickseed IMG 5592

 

Wildflowers can sometimes be among your most colorful additions to your home garden. This is Plains Coreopsis which grows wild and is seen in ditches in some parts of the country. A Facebook friend in Florida commented that they have the flower with the colors reversed, red around a yellow center.

 

Plains coreopsis or calliopsis, Coreopsis tinctoria, is an annual forb. The plant is common to Canada, Northeast Mexico, and much of the United States, especially the Great Plains and Southern states where it is often called "calliopsis." - Wikipedia

Scientific nameCoreopsis tinctoria

Higher classificationTickseed

 

Plains Coreopsis, Kentlands Photowalk, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Plains Coreopsis, Colors of the Season, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 5592
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera, f/4.5, 1/320 sec., ISO-640, 30 mm, No Flash
Photograph by Roy Kelley 
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

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