Coreopsis L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 907 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is N. America, Hispaniola, Peru.


Native to:

Alabama, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, Florida, Georgia, Haiti, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Peru, Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Introduced into:

Assam, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Caroline Is., Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hawaii, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Marianas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, New South Wales, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Queensland, Romania, South European Russia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Victoria, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Yugoslavia, Zimbabwe


Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Sherff in Publ. Field Mus. 11: 6 (1936).
  • —F.T.A. 3: 387

Flora of Iraq

  • L. Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 388 (1754)
  • L. Sp. Pl.: 907 (1753)
  • Panero in Kubitzki, Fam. Gen. Vasc. Pl. 8: 411 [2006] (2007)
  • Patricia Halliday (Revised by D. J. Nicholas Hind) (2019). Flora of Iraq, Volume 6: Compositae. Ghazanfar, S. A., Edmondson, J. R. & Hind, D. J. N. (Eds). Kew Publishing
  • Sherff, E.E. 1936. Revision of the genus Coreopsis. Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Bot. Ser. 11 : 279–475.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Barnard, T.T. [s.n.] K002496017 Yes
Palmer, E.J. [8250] United States K002496020 Yes
[Chirstopher Sandeman] [3740] Peru K002496106 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002496201 Yes
Henry, M. [40] French Polynesia K002513886 Yes
Ash [54] Ethiopia K:SPC-40088.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K002496378 Yes
Schweinitz [s.n.] K002514030 Yes
Peter, R. [s.n.] United States K002514029 Yes
Degener, O.; Degener, I. [185] K002496073 Yes
Badcock [473] Bolivia K002496107 Yes
Henderson, A. [s.n.] United States K002496377 Yes
[J. P. H. Brucess] [2963] United Kingdom K002513868 Yes
Badcock [522] Bolivia K002496104 Yes
Ash [52] Ethiopia K:SPC-40085.000 No
King, L.; Bishop, L.E. [7453] Bolivia K002496102 Yes
Vasey, G.R. [s.n.] United States K002496019 Yes
Hutchison, P.C.; Wright, J.K. [5165] Peru K002496105 Yes
Jardin [s.n.] K002496202 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002496016 Yes
H. [15569] Mexico K002496072 Yes
Gregory, H. [207] Cameroon K:SPC-00948.000 No
Abrams, L. [s.n.] United States K002496018 Yes


  • Flora of Iraq

    • Ghazanfar, S. A., Edmondson, J. R. (Eds). (2013-2019). Flora of Iraq, Volumes 5.1, 5.2 and 6.0. Kew Publishing
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants.
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants.