Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Devil's Beggarticks at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Devil's Beggarticks, Annual Beggarticks
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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.
Gill Newberry gn09_bidens_frondosa
Outer bracts 5-8, rarely an individual head w more, usually sparsely ciliate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
COMPARE involucral bracts of Bidens and Coreopsis
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.
Roxanna Martin rlm91111_81
September Spartanburg County SC
Each flower head surrounded by 5-9 narrow leaflike bracts, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.
JK Marlow jkm081103_087
November Pickens County SC
Achenes with a pappus of two barbed awns, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
Odd-pinnately compound: 3(5) leaflets
Petioles 1-4(6)cm long
Leaflets have petiolules.
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- All About South Carolina Wildflowers p120
- Newcomb's Wildflower Guide p440
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast p310
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p126
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p328
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains p196