Coreopsis tinctoria var. atkinsoniana

Columbia Coreopsis

Single erect stem multibranched in upper half. Leaves 1–5 in. long, opposite, with petioles about 1 in. long. Lower leaves divided into narrow linear lobes; upper leaves linear, not divided. Flower heads numerous in open clusters; usually 8 yellow ray flowers, wedge-shaped on tip end. Disk flowers purple-brown. Grows at low elevations in disturbed soils and along rivers, as inferred by the common name.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: All Spring And Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual, Biennial, Perennial
  • Height: 8--40 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, Disturbed, Bog/Fen/Wetland, Moist Riverbanks
  • Found In: Near Urban Areas
  • Native: Yes