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Bidens bigelovii (Bigelow's beggarticks)
Anderson, Wynn

Bidens bigelovii

Bidens bigelovii A. Gray

Bigelow's Beggarticks

Asteraceae (Aster Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

8 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Deltoid
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Entire , Incised , Serrate
Leaf Apex: Acuminate , Obtuse
Leaf Base: Cuneate , Truncate
Size Notes: Up to about 32 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Sep


USA: AZ , CO , NM , OK , TX

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-PM-11 Collected 2006-10-05 in Jeff Davis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-03-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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