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Green Landscaping: Greenacres
Native Plants of the Great Lakes
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Coreopsis Tripteris / Family:
Tall Coreopsis, Swink/Wilhelm # 5
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FLOWERING: Late July to early October.
SEED TIMING: Mid-August to November.
HABITAT: Prairies and savannas.
DIAGNOSTIC FEATURES: 3 - 8 feet high. Variable, mostly three-parted, lance-shaped leaves. Canary yellow petals with purple-brown disks. Rays are rounded at tips.
TO PICK: Whole plant turns a rich brown color standing high above most other prairie plants. Pick entire, dried flower head.