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Bidens laevis, Showy Bur-marigold
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Bidens laevis, Showy Bur-marigold

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Bidens bipinnata, Spanish Needles
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Bidens bipinnata, Spanish Needles
Bidens connata, Purplestem Beggar Ticks
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Bidens connata, Purplestem Beggar Ticks

Bidens bipinnata, Spanish Needles
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Bidens bipinnata, Spanish Needles
Bidens cernua
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Bidens cernua

Bidens cernua, Nodding Bur-maarigold
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Bidens cernua, Nodding Bur-maarigold
Bidens aristosa, Midwestern Tickseed Sunflower
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Bidens aristosa, Midwestern Tickseed Sunflower

Bidens cernua, Nodding Beggartick backside flower, Howard County, Md ---.
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Bidens cernua, Nodding Beggartick, Howard County, Md ---.

Bidens frondosa
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Bidens frondosa
Bidens alba
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Bidens alba

Bidens alba
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Bidens alba
Bidens alba
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Bidens alba

Bidens alba
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Bidens alba
Bidens mitis
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Bidens mitis

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ CSUC_TCN (1); NCSU_ENT (11)
Apidae  Bombus medius @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Centris analis @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Cephalotrigona zexmeniae @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Exomalopsis mellipes @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Florilegus condignus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Melipona solani @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Melissodes rufodentata @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Melitoma segmentaria @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Paratetrapedia calcarata @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Svastra albocollaris @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Coccinellidae  Coelophora inaequalis @ I_LB (1)

Cycloneda sanguinea @ I_LB (1)

Scymnus @ I_LB (2)
Halictidae  Halictus poeyi @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Halictus rubicundus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lasioglossum pectorale @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Lygaeidae  Nysius coenosulus @ BPBM_TCN (10)

Nysius communis @ BPBM_TCN (14)

Nysius dallasi @ BPBM_TCN (1)

Nysius delectus @ BPBM_TCN (1)

Nysius fucatus @ BPBM_TCN (1)

Nysius terrestris @ BPBM_TCN (2)
Megachilidae  Anthidiellum notatum @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Coelioxys sayi @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Megachile antiqua @ AMNH_BEE (8)

Megachile curvipes @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Megachile umbripennis @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Miridae  Cyrtorhinus lividipennis @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Hyalopeplus pellucidus @ BPBM_TCN (1)

Orthotylus kanakanus @ BPBM_TCN (2)
Nabidae  Nabis blackburni @ BPBM_TCN (1)
Nymphalidae  Danaus chrysippus @ I_JSA (2)
Reduviidae  Zelus renardii @ BPBM_TCN (2)
Rhyparochromidae  Paromius longulus @ AMNH_IZC (1)
Syrphidae  Eristalinus @ I_JSA (1)

Eristalis tenax @ I_JSA (1)
_  Oceanides nimbatus @ BPBM_TCN (1)

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Bidens L.

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General Information
Symbol: BIDEN
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : AK   I,N
HI   I,N
L48   I,N
PB   I
PR   I,N
VI   I,N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae – Aster family
Genus Bidens L. – beggarticks

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 51 species of Bidens . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Bidens alba</i>
(L.) DC.
Bidens alba
romerillo Distribution of <i>
Bidens amplectens</i>
Bidens amplectens
kokolau Distribution of <i>
Bidens amplissima</i>
Bidens amplissima
Vancouver Island beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens aristosa</i>
(Michx.) Britton
Bidens aristosa
bearded beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens asymmetrica</i>
(Levl.) Sherff
Bidens asymmetrica
Koolau Range beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens aurea</i>
(Aiton) Sherff
Bidens aurea
Arizona beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens beckii</i>
Torr. ex Spreng.
Bidens beckii
Beck's water-marigold Distribution of <i>
Bidens bidentoides</i>
(Nutt.) Britton
Bidens bidentoides
Delmarva beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens bigelovii</i>
A. Gray
Bidens bigelovii
Bigelow's beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens bipinnata</i>
Bidens bipinnata
Spanish needles Distribution of <i>
Bidens campylotheca</i>
Sch. Bip.
Bidens campylotheca
viper beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens cernua</i>
Bidens cernua
nodding beggartick Distribution of <i>
Bidens cervicata</i>
Bidens cervicata
Kauai beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens conjuncta</i>
Bidens conjuncta
bog beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens connata</i>
Muhl. ex Willd.
Bidens connata
purplestem beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens coronata</i>
(L.) Britton
Bidens coronata
crowned beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens cosmoides</i>
(A. Gray) Sherff
Bidens cosmoides
cosmosflower beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens cuneata</i>
Bidens cuneata
wedge beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens cynapiifolia</i>
Bidens cynapiifolia
West Indian beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens discoidea</i>
(Torr. & A. Gray) Britton
Bidens discoidea
small beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens eatonii</i>
Bidens eatonii
Eaton's beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens ferulifolia</i>
(Jacq.) DC.
Bidens ferulifolia
Apache beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens forbesii</i>
Bidens forbesii
coastal bluff beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens frondosa</i>
Bidens frondosa
devil's beggartick Distribution of <i>
Bidens gardneri</i>
Bidens gardneri
ridge beggartick Distribution of <i>
Bidens hawaiensis</i>
A. Gray
Bidens hawaiensis
Hawai'i beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens heterodoxa</i>
(Fernald) Fernald & H. St. John
Bidens heterodoxa
Connecticut beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens heterosperma</i>
A. Gray
Bidens heterosperma
Rocky Mountain beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens hillebrandiana</i>
(Drake) O. Deg.
Bidens hillebrandiana
seacliff beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens hyperborea</i>
Bidens hyperborea
estuary beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens laevis</i>
(L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Bidens laevis
smooth beggartick Distribution of <i>
Bidens lemmonii</i>
A. Gray
Bidens lemmonii
Lemmon's beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens leptocephala</i>
Bidens leptocephala
fewflower beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens macrocarpa</i>
(A. Gray) Sherff
Bidens macrocarpa
largefruit beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens mauiensis</i>
(A. Gray) Sherff
Bidens mauiensis
Maui beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens menziesii</i>
(A. Gray) Sherff
Bidens menziesii
Mauna Loa beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens micrantha</i>
Bidens micrantha
grassland beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens mitis</i>
(Michx.) Sherff
Bidens mitis
smallfruit beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens molokaiensis</i>
(Hillebr.) Sherff
Bidens molokaiensis
Molokai beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens ×multiceps</i>
Fassett [<i>
connata × eatonii</i>
Bidens ×multiceps [ connata × eatonii ]
beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens pilosa</i>
Bidens pilosa
hairy beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens populifolia</i>
Bidens populifolia
Oahu beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens reptans</i>
(L.) G. Don
Bidens reptans
manzanilla trepador Distribution of <i>
Bidens sandvicensis</i>
Bidens sandvicensis
shrubland beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens squarrosa</i>
Kunth [excluded]
Bidens squarrosa
Distribution of <i>
Bidens tenuisecta</i>
A. Gray
Bidens tenuisecta
slimlobe beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens torta</i>
Bidens torta
corkscrew beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens tripartita</i>
Bidens tripartita
threelobe beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens valida</i>
Bidens valida
Mt. Kahili beggarticks Distribution of <i>
Bidens vulgata</i>
Bidens vulgata
big devils beggartick Distribution of <i>
Bidens wiebkei</i>
Bidens wiebkei
Wiebke's beggarticks Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend

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Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin Minor Minor Minor


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover

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Bidens sp.
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Bidens sp.
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