Coreopsis pubescens Elliott var. pubescens . Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Forests, woodlands, and rock outcrops. Dist: The species as a whole is largely centered in the Southern Appalachians and Ozarks-Ouachitas, with scattered outlying occurrences; var. pubescens has essentially the range of the species, from s. VA, s. KY, s. IL, and s. MO south to nw. FL, MS, and LA.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Synonymy: = F, GW2, K1, K3, K4, Sherff & Alexander (1955), Smith (1976); < Coreopsis pubescens Elliott – Ar, C, FNA21, G, GrPl, Il, RAB, S, SE1, Va, W, WH3, WV