Asteraceae
Bidens vulgata

Tall Beggarticks

Slender, erect, branched stem. Leaves opposite, pinnately divided into 3–5 leaflets on short stalks. Flower heads at stem top, without noticeable petals, to 1 in. across in seed; 10–16 densely hairy phyllaries to 2 in. long surround the shorter yellow or olive-brown disk. Grows in moist places.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Height: 25--44 inches
  • Habitat: Bog/Fen/Wetland
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  • Native: Yes