Carolinas and Georgia

3392

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Bidens cernua   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bidens cernua   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-70-002:
Bidens cernua   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Nodding Beggarticks, Nodding Bur-marigold


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Look for it in marshes, wet meadows, bogs, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in NC Piedmont, rare in SC)

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile
Margins usually coarsely dentate to serrate, sometimes entire, sometimes ciliate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers neuter or styliferous & sterile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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Bidens cernua   FAMILY Asteraceae

Nodding Beggarticks, Nodding Bur-marigold