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Bidens discoidea (Small beggarticks)
Smith, R.W.

Bidens discoidea

Bidens discoidea (Torr. & A. Gray) Britton

Small Beggarticks

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: BIDI

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

From the Image Gallery

3 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate
Leaf Margin: Ciliate , Serrate
Leaf Apex: Acuminate
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Leaf: Green
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , ON , QC

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

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

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW 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.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Natural Biodiversity - Johnstown, PA

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-06-20
Research By: TWC Staff

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