giant coreopsis


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Noun1.giant coreopsis - large treelike shrub having feathery leaves and clusters of large yellow flower heads; coastal southern California
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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On each island, mice were captured by using Sherman live traps from habitats characterized by giant coreopsis (Coreopsis gigantea), a shrub native to California, to provide a standardized habitat for comparisons across islands.
A LAKE AMONG DUNES The Central Coast's Oso Flaco Lake is inset like a blue sapphire within white dunes--and it makes a top spring hike as the yellow blossoms of giant coreopsis and the violets of silver bush lupine dab the dunes with color.
Flowers are carpeting the ground on some hillsides in Los Angeles and Ventura counties and bright yellow giant coreopsis are blooming on the coast.
For people going out to see wildflowers today or within the next week, he recommends a drive along Pacific Coast Highway between Point Dume and Point Mugu where it is prime time to see the vibrant yellow blooms of the giant coreopsis.