Coreopsis linifolia

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Texas Tickseed

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Size:1-3 ft
Life Span:Annual
Flower Color:Yellow
Fruit Color:Brown,NA
Noted for:Showy flowers


Recommended Uses:Casual wildflower garden, butterfly garden or meadow. Likely to be considered a weed by many.
Considerations:Will reseed and can become weedy.
Propagation:Seed or divisions.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry)
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Sand
Soil pH:Acidic but moderately adaptable



Attracts butterflies and pollinators.

Native Habitats:Wet flatwoods, wet prairie, open transitional prairie bordering cypress swamps, wet roadside ditches.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures


General Comments:Weedy.