OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Bidens comosa   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bidens tripartita   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Bidens tripartita

INCLUDED WITHIN The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Bidens tripartita

SYNONYMOUS WITH New England Wildflower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae (Haines, 2011)
Bidens tripartita ssp. comosa

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-70-003:
Bidens tripartita   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Bidens comosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Strawstem Beggarticks


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image of Bidens comosa, Strawstem Beggarticks

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_bico3_001_lvd

        

image of Bidens comosa, Strawstem Beggarticks

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_bico3_006_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Bidens comosa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bidens tripartita   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Bidens tripartita

INCLUDED WITHIN The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Bidens tripartita

SYNONYMOUS WITH New England Wildflower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae (Haines, 2011)
Bidens tripartita ssp. comosa

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-70-003:
Bidens tripartita   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Bidens comosa

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4480

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in SC Mtns & in NC, uncommon in SC Piedmont & Coastal Plain (rare in GA)

Habitat: marshes, bogs, wet meadows, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Yellow
Rays: Absent, or rarely present & yellow
Disc flowers bisexual and fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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