A.k.a. prairie coreopsis, stiff coreopsis, and prairie tickseed. The classic large, yellow coreopsis flowers from a plant that thrives in dry, poor soils. Plains coreopsis are longer lived and have a more delicate form than the well known lance-leaf coreopsis, but are generally slower growing. Attracts a wide variety of pollinators!

Light: Full Sun

Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry

Soil Type: Loam, Clay Loam, Sand Loam, Gravely

Height: 1'-2.5'

Bloom Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: Jul-Aug

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, moths, beetles, and skippers. Hosts a few species of moth, including the wavy-lined emerald, and smaller insects. Occasionally browsed by a variety of mammals.

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