Coreopsis lanceolata (Sand Coreopsis)
Typically found in prairies and savannas, Sand Coreopsis thrives in dry-mesic to dry soils. Brilliant yellow daisy flowers with lobed petals are held erect above clumps of narrow green leaves and bloom all summer. It may spread freely by seed. A favorite of pollinators, it is also the larval host for a few moths.
- Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
- Soil Conditions Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
- Height 1'
- Flower Color Yellow
- Flower Time July-August
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