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Coreopsis basalis

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Leaves bi- or tri-pinnatifid. Flowerheads 3-5cm across, the ray florets rich yellow with a mahogany basal blotch. Several strains are available, some with entirely mahogany or chestnut red flowers, summer. Texas, in open

places. C. cardaminifolia, C. nuecensis and C. saxicola are all variations on a theme.