Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2411

Forb
Annual

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

Uncommon (rare in Mountains)

Look for it in brackish marshes, fresh marshes, bogs (inland), per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

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 mitis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bidens mitis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-70-008:
Bidens mitis   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Coastal Plain Tickseed-sunflower


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image of Bidens mitis

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_bimi_003_lvd

        

image of Bidens mitis

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_b_mitis

July        

8-13 golden-yellow ray florets, per Flora of North America.

image of Bidens mitis

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbidens_bearisland

September    Colleton County    SC

ACE Basin