Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1914

Forb
Annual

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

Common

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

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple: Pinnately dissected
Opposite

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

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

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bidens aristosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-70-009:
Bidens aristosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Ditch Daisy, Bur-marigold, Midwestern Tickseed-sunflower