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Bidens heterodoxa

Bidens heterodoxa (Fernald) Fernald & H. St. John

Connecticut Beggarticks

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Bidens heterodoxa var. agnostica, Bidens heterodoxa var. atheistica, Bidens heterodoxa var. monardifolia, Bidens heterodoxa var. orthodoxa, Bidens infirma, Bidens tripartita var. heterodoxa

USDA Symbol: BIHE2

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

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


Canada: NB , PE , QC

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

Status: 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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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