Asteraceae (Coreopsidae tribe)

(as-tr-AY-see-ee / kor-ee-OPP-si-dee)
– a family in the Asterales order –

Here in the St. Louis Area, we have 12 not-too-obscure plants that are in the “Tickseed” tribe of the Aster Family:

  • Bidens aristosa /polylepis (Bearded Beggarticks) [CC1]
  • Bidens bipinnata  (Spanish Needles) [intro]
  • Bidens cernua  (Nodding Beggarticks) [CC5]
  • Bidens discoidea  (Small Beggarticks) [CC8]
  • Bidens frondosa (Devils Beggarticks) [CC2]
  • Bidens tripartita  (Threelobe Beggarticks) [intro]
  • Coreopsis grandiflora  (Largeflower Tickseed) [CC6]
  • Coreopsis lanceolata  (Lanceleaf Tickseed) [CC5]
  • Coreopsis palmata  (Stiff Tickseed) [CC7]
  • Coreopsis pubescens  (Star Tickseed) [CC7]
  • Coreopsis tinctoria  (Golden Tickseed) [CC1]
  • Coreopsis tripteris  (Tall Tickseed) [CC6]

[CC] = Coefficient of Conservatism