Coreopsis rosea Nuttall. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Upland depression ponds in the Inner Coastal Plain, drawdown zones on banks of blackwater rivers in the Outer Coastal Plain. Dist: Coastal Plain of s. NS, MA, RI, NY (Long Island), NJ, PA (Rhoads & Block 2007), DE, MD, e. SC, and e. GA, where it occurs on shores with fluctuating water levels, primarily on Coastal Plain pond shores, but also on river banks.
ID notes:The only other pink-rayed species in our flora is C. nudata, which ranges in the Coastal Plain from GA west to e. LA and has terete "juncoid" leaves.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = C, F, FNA21, GW2, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, S, SE1, Sherff & Alexander (1955), Smith (1976), Sorrie, LeBlond, & Weakley (2013); = n/a – RAB