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Bidens amplissima

Bidens amplissima Greene

Vancouver Island Beggarticks, Beggarticks

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Bidens cernua var. elata, Bidens elata

USDA Symbol: BIAM

USDA Native Status: CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

Canada: BC , MB

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Bidens amplissima in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bidens amplissima in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bidens amplissima

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-12-11
Research By: CBR

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