Coreopsis wrightii (A.Gray) H.M.Parker
Coreopsis wrightii belongs to the group of annual and biennial plants.
Coreopsis wrightii was already described and the name validly published by Asa Gray. It was H.M. Parker, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1975.
Coreopsis wrightii is a species in the genus Coreopsis which contains approximately 101 to 137 species and belongs to the family of the Asteraceae (Aster Family). The type species of the genus is Coreopsis lanceolata.
The plants reach heights of 20 to 50 centimetres.
Coreopsis wrightii has tripinnate leaves that are opposite. The linear leaflets are entire and petiolate.
Flowers and Fruits
Coreopsis wrightii produces cymes of yellow many-stellate flowers.
The plants produce achenes.
Coreopsis wrightii is native to the southern Prairie States of the US.
The plants prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on dry to moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil.
Maintenance and Propagation
Pests and Diseases
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