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Bidens vulgata (Big devils beggartick)
Smith, R.W.

Bidens vulgata

Bidens vulgata Greene

Big Devils Beggartick

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Bidens frondosa var. puberula, Bidens puberula, Bidens vulgata var. puberula, Bidens vulgata var. schizantha

USDA Symbol: BIVU

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate , Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple , Pinnate
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Ovate
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Serrate
Leaf Apex: Acute
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Fruit Type: Achene
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AR , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NV , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NS , ON , QC , SK

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: OBL FACW FAC FAC FACW FAC OBL
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 vulgata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bidens vulgata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bidens vulgata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-09-08
Research By: TWC Staff

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