Kentucky Nature Preserves Rare Plants


 
Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission





Star Tickseed
Coreopsis pubescens
Family: Asteraceae

Protection Status:
State Status:  S
USFWS Status: {null}

Global Rank: G5?
State Rank: S2S3

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Habitat:
Open woods, dry slopes and cliffs and back-edge of boulder-cobble bars near riverbank.

Species Description:
Perennial herb.

Phenology:
Flowering Period: Mid June to mid September.

Additional Information at NatureServe

Diagnostic Characteristics:
This species of tickseed has opposite petioled leaves that are distributed along the stem. The leaves are simple (not divided) with a couple distinct basal lobes. Stolons are absent in this species.

Management:
Disturbance of surrounding areas such as ATV trails, timber removal or any activity that results in increased erosion and weed invasion will be detrimental. Exotic pest plants are a threat to this species. Avoid creating access to the site through trail or road construction.

Global Range:
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Known Kentucky Occurrences:

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Frankfort,KY 40601
Phone: (502) 573-2886
Fax: (502) 573-2355
Email:
naturepreserves@ky.gov
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