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Bidens bigelovii var. bigelovii

Bidens bigelovii A. Gray var. bigelovii

Bigelow's Beggarticks

Asteraceae (Aster Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Pinnate
Leaf Shape: Deltoid
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Ciliate
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Inflorescence: Head
Size Notes: To about 3 feet when in flower.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Ray flowers when present, 1-5 (often 5), whitish. Disc flowers yellowish or orangish.


USA: AZ , CO , NM , OK , TX
Native Distribution: Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and west-central Mexico.
Native Habitat: Streamsides and moist canyons.


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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


Record Modified: 2013-08-13
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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