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Coreopsis tinctoria atkinsoniana - (Douglas. ex Lindl.)Parker.

Common Name Coreopsis
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Openings in pine forests on rich moist soils, 1500 - 2250 metres in Arizona.
Range South-western N. America.
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Weed Potential No
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Care
Well drained soil Moist Soil Full sun
Coreopsis tinctoria atkinsoniana Coreopsis


Coreopsis tinctoria atkinsoniana Coreopsis

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Coreopsis tinctoria atkinsoniana is a ANNUAL growing to 0.6 m (2ft). The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Bees.
It is noted for attracting wildlife.
Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.

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Synonyms

C. cardaminaefolia. (DC.)Torr.&Gray.

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts:
Edible Uses: Drink

A beverage is made from the dried plant[161, 177, 257]. It was used instead of coffee[257].

Medicinal Uses

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Astringent  Emetic

A tea made from the roots is emetic and is also used in the treatment of diarrhoea[222, 257]. An infusion of the whole plant without the root has been used by women desiring a female baby[257].

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Other Uses

Dye

A yellow (red with an acid mordant) dye is obtained from the flowers[169]. It is not very good on plant fibres[169]. The flowers can be dried for later use[169].

Special Uses

Attracts Wildlife

Cultivation details

Succeeds in ordinary garden soil[1]. Prefers a fertile well-drained moisture retentive medium soil[111, 200]. Grows well in sandy soils[188]. Requires a sunny position[111, 200]. Established plants are drought resistant[1]. A good bee plant[200].

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Propagation

Seed - sow March in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer[111]. If you have sufficient seed then it can also be sown in situ outdoors.

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Latin NameCommon NameHabitHeightHardinessGrowthSoilShadeMoistureEdibleMedicinalOther
Coreopsis auriculataTickseed, Lobed tickseed,Mouse-eared Coreopsis, Eared CoreopsisPerennial1.5 4-8 MLMNDM001
Coreopsis calliopsideaLeafstem tickseedAnnual0.6 0-0  LMNDM00 
Coreopsis giganteaGiant coreopsis, Sea DahliaPerennial2.5 10-11 MLMNDM00 
Coreopsis roseaPink tickseedPerennial0.6 4-9 FLMSNDMWe003
Coreopsis tinctoriaCoreopsis, Golden tickseed, Atkinson's tickseed, Dyer's Coreopsis, Plains Coreopsis, Annual CoreopsAnnual0.8 0-0 MLMNDM111
Coreopsis verticillataWhorled tickseedPerennial1.0 3-9 FLMNDM113

 

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(Douglas. ex Lindl.)Parker.

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