New York Metropolitan Flora

Bidens cernua-laevis complex - Beggarticks

Native , Frequent

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 01/13/2012

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Bidens cernua-laevis complex
Bidens cernua L. and Bidens laevis (L.) BSP. are very similar morphologically and perhaps represent extremes of a single species.  Further research is needed to clarify the occurrence and distribution of these taxa in the NY metropolitan area.

Common Names

Beggarticks