Carolinas and Georgia

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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-70-005:
Bidens frondosa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Devil's Beggarticks, Annual Beggarticks


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

Forb
Annual

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

Common

 

full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound: 3(5) leaflets
Opposite
Petioles 1-4(6)cm long
Leaflets have petiolules.

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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Bidens frondosa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

Devil's Beggarticks, Annual Beggarticks