calliopsis

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Related to Plains coreopsis: Coreopsis tinctoria

cal·li·op·sis

 (kăl′ē-ŏp′sĭs)
n.
A North American annual plant (Coreopsis tinctoria) in the composite family, widely cultivated for its showy flower heads with yellow rays and purple-red to brownish centers.

[New Latin : Greek kalli-, beautiful (from kallos, beauty) + Greek opsis, appearance; see -opsis.]

calliopsis

(ˌkælɪˈɒpsɪs)
n
(Plants) another name for coreopsis
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Noun1.calliopsis - North American annual widely cultivated for its yellow flowers with purple-red to brownish centerscalliopsis - North American annual widely cultivated for its yellow flowers with purple-red to brownish centers; in some classifications placed in a subgenus Calliopsis
coreopsis, tickseed, tickweed, tick-weed - any of numerous plants of the genus Coreopsis having a profusion of showy usually yellow daisylike flowers over long periods; North and South America
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Some of the seeds currently for sale are the plains coreopsis, bur marigold, black-eyed Susan, and lyre-leaf sage.