Golden-mane Coreopsis Coreopsis basalis
Sunflower family — Asteraceae
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During the spring of wet years, this annual covers roadsides and pastures in central and southeast Texas. This and other annual coreopsis species were used by Native Americans as a source of several dye colors.
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Flowering Months: April, May, June
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