Bidens coronata (L.) Britton

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Bidens coronata (L.) Britton

  • Description

    Species Description - Glabrous annual or biennial, 3–15 dm; lvs to 15 cm, pinnately parted, with mostly 3–7 lance-linear to linear, incised-dentate to entire, acute or acuminate segments; petioles 0.3–1.5 cm; heads radiate, with ca 8 rays 1–2.5 cm, the disk 8–15 mm wide; invol glabrous or nearly so, the 6–10 outer bracts linear or linear-spatulate, sometimes ciliate-margined, very rarely exceeding the disk; achenes flat or nearly so, narrowly cuneate-oblong or the inner cuneate-linear, mostly 5–9 mm and 2.5–4 times as long as wide, dark, smooth or hairy, the margins antrorsely ciliate; pappus of 2 short, erectly setose strong awns or awn-scales mostly 1–2 mm (seldom obsolete); 2n=24. Wet places; Mass., s. Ont., n. Wis., and e. Minn., s. to N.C., Ky., and Neb. Aug.–Oct. (B. trichosperma)

  • Common Names

    northern tickseed-sunflower