Bidens aristosa
(Bearded Beggarticks)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Bearded Beggarticks, Bur Marigold, Sticktight, Tick Seed, Tickseed Sunflower, Swamp Marigold
    Synonyms: Bidens polylepis, Bidens involucrata
    Lifespan: Annual
    Zones: N/A
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: July - October
    Status: Native

Bidens aristosa, or Bearded Beggarticks, is an annual native to the central and midwestern United States, and adventive to the East Coast. It grows in wet ditches, fields, meadows and prairies, and along shores and pond margins, blooming in mid summer through fall.

There are a number of Bidens species in the United States. More information on distinguishing this species from others will be added soon.

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