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Sand Coreopsis

( Coreopsis lanceolata )

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Sand Coreopsis
Lance Leaved Coreopsis
Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Lanceleaf Tickseed
Asteraceae
Coreopsis
Coreopsis lanceolata
Linnaeus
ON
BC
Coreopsis crassifolia
Coreopsis heterogyna
Coreopsis lanceolata var. villosa
Characteristics

Wildflower

Deciduous

Sun, Partial Shade

Sand

Acidophile

Dry

Yes

No

No

No
Habitat Considerations

Boreal Shield, Mixedwood Plains

Savannah, Prairie/Meadow/Field, Rocky Bluff

Rooftop Garden (drought tolerant/shallow rooted), Butterfly, Prairie/Meadow
Design Considerations

30 cm

60 cm

May - Jul

Yellow

Yes

Yes

Brown






No


Butterflies

No
Conservation Status



Interesting Tidbits

This plant will tolerate most soils as long they are mixed with sand (i.e clay/sand, loam/sand) and also rocky soil. It should be deadheaded throughout the summer to encourage blooms. (WildFlower Centre, LBJ) Thought to be adventive throughout much of of the eastern part of Ontario when found along railways. (Ontario Native Plants 2002) This plant is not native to BC, but is now present.


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