The Universal Herbal: Coreopsis Verticillata, Whorl-leaved Coreopsis, or Tickseed Sun-flower.

The Universal Herbal;
or botanical, medical and agricultural dictonary.
Containing an account of All the known Plants in the World, arranged according to the Linnean system. Specifying the uses to which they are or may be applied, whether as food, as medicine, or in the arts and manufactures.
With the best methods of propagation, and the most recent agricultural improvements.
collected from indisputable Authorities.
Adapted to the use of the farmer - the gardener - the husbandman - the botanist - the florist - and country housekeepers in general.
By Thomas Green.
Vol. I
Printed at the Caxton Press by Henri Fisher.
Printer in Ordinary to His Majesty.
Leaves decompound, linear; root perennial; stems many, stiff, angular, upwards of three feet high; ray yellow; disk dark purple. Being a showy plant, growing very tall, and continuing long in flower, it is a great ornament to the shrubbery; the yellow florets, which appear from July till September, are used in North America to dye cloth red. — Native of North America. This species, and also the second, fifth, ninth, twelfth, thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth, are hardy plants, and may be plentifully propagated by parting the roots, the best time for which is in autumn, when the stalks begin to decay. This requires a light loamy earth and sunny exposure.

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