Coreopsis starts to bloom in June and continues on through
September. You can see large stands of this plant in
the prairie area along Gregory Boulevard.
- If you walk
through a field where coreopsis has gone to seed, you will
understand why the plant is also called tick-seed.
Americans used tea made from coreopsis roots for diarrhea
and to treat internal pains and bleeding.
flowers were boiled to make red and yellow dyes.
and butterflies love the nectar and birds feast on the
Updated, December, 2016