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Florida State Wildflower

Coreopsis flower - click to see all state flowers
Photo of coreopsis flower (Coreopsis auriculata L. - lobed tickseed) © 2004 Thomas G. Barnes. Barnes, T.G., and S.W. Francis from USDA/NRCS Plants Database Image Gallery. See All State Flowers - National Flower.

Coreopsis

Florida designated coreopsis as the official state wildflower in 1991. Coreopsis ranges in color from golden to pink and has been planted extensively in Florida for highway beautification programs.

Coreopsis wildflowers - click to see all flower symbols
Yellow & red coreopsis; photo by Thomas Knox on Flickr
(noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).
See All State Flowers & Wildflowers.

Coreopsis (common name for the plant is tickseed) is a group of 35 species of flowering plants . Twenty-eight species are native to North America and the others come from Central and South America.

Source:
State Symbols - State Wildflower: Florida Kids
Tickseed: Wikipedia.org
Links:
All State Flowers - National Flower

    

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