Sunday, August 14, 2011

Coreopsis: Golden Tickseed

When we visited Grasslands National Park in late July, 2011, I saw only one of these prairie wildflowers.

This Coreopsis was growing alone, as pictured, by the side of the road near the Two Trees Trail access in the West Block, south of Val Marie.   

Coreopsis: Golden Tickseed © SB 

Close-up of Coreopsis: Golden Tickseed © SB

Prairie Wildflower: Common tickseed (Coreopsis tinctoria Nutt.)
Location: Grasslands National Park, near Two Trees Trail access
Photo Date: July 30, 2011


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