Also known as Plains coreopsis or tickseed, Coreopsis tinctoria is common to the Great Plains and much of the United States. It also grows in Canada and Mexico as well as China where it was introduced. We are compiling our research on this plant and will add updates shortly.
Image pictured is from the Full Spectrum Dye Garden in the West Bank Community Garden on the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus. Photo credit: Colleen Stockmann