Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Annual

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

Common

Look for it in fields, pastures, wet meadows, swamp forests, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple: Dissected
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Yellow
Rays: Absent
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Bidens frondosa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bidens frondosa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-70-005:
Bidens frondosa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Devil's Beggar-ticks, Annual Beggar's Ticks


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picture of Bidens frondosa, image of Bidens frondosa

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_bifr_001_lvd

        

picture of Bidens frondosa, image of Bidens frondosa

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_bifr_006_lvd

        

picture of Bidens frondosa, image of Bidens frondosa

JK Marlow    jkm120812_513

August    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Leaves with 3-5 lanceolate acuminate serrate leaflets; petiole 1-6cm, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

picture of Bidens frondosa, image of Bidens frondosa

Gill Newberry    gn09_bidens_frondosa

September        

Outer bracts 5-8, rarely an individual head w more, usually sparsely ciliate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE involucral bracts of Bidens and Coreopsis

picture of Bidens frondosa, image of Bidens frondosa

JK Marlow    jkm120910_626

September    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

picture of Bidens frondosa, image of Bidens frondosa

JK Marlow    jkm130913_301

September    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

About 8 leafy outer bracts, which greatly exceed the disk, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

picture of Bidens frondosa, image of Bidens frondosa

JK Marlow    jkm130913_304

September    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

picture of Bidens frondosa, image of Bidens frondosa

JK Marlow    jkm170914_0519

September    Henderson County    NC

picture of Bidens frondosa, image of Bidens frondosa

JK Marlow    jkm170914_0521

September    Henderson County    NC

picture of Bidens frondosa, image of Bidens frondosa

JK Marlow    jkm170914_0523

September    Henderson County    NC

picture of Bidens frondosa, image of Bidens frondosa

Roxanna Martin    rlm91111_81

September    Spartanburg County    SC

Each flower head surrounded by 5-9 narrow leaflike bracts, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.

picture of Bidens frondosa, image of Bidens frondosa

Roxanna Martin    rlm91111_92

September    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Bidens frondosa, image of Bidens frondosa

JK Marlow    jkm081103_087

November    Pickens County    SC

Jocassee Gorges

Achenes with a pappus of two barbed awns, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

picture of Bidens frondosa, image of Bidens frondosa

JK Marlow    jkm081103_091b

November    Pickens County    SC

Jocassee Gorges