[kawr-ee-op-sis, kohr-]
any composite plant of the genus Coreopsis, including familiar garden species having yellow, brownish, or yellow-and-red ray flowers.

1745–55; < Neo-Latin < Greek kore- (stem of kóris) bedbug + -opsis -opsis; so named from the shape of seed Unabridged
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coreopsis (ˌkɒrɪˈɒpsɪs)
Compare caryopsis Also called: calliopsis any plant of the genus Coreopsis, of America and tropical Africa, cultivated for their yellow, brown, or yellow-and-red daisy-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek koris bedbug + -opsis; so called from the appearance of the seed]

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Collect mature blossoms of coreopsis, marigolds, and/or yellow zinnias.
Seeds of lance-leaf coreopsis are available from commercial suppliers.
Commonly occurring plants within this ecosystem include little blue stem, coreopsis, and wild lupine.
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