Bidens polylepis S.F.Blake

  • 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 polylepis S.F.Blake

  • Description

    Species Description - Much like no. 14 [Bidens aristosa (Michx.) Britton], but the outer invol bracts mostly 12–25(–30), 10–25 mm, mostly surpassing the inner, somewhat curled and twisted, conspicuously hispid-ciliate and often also coarsely short-hairy on the back; pappus more commonly short or obsolete; 2n=24. Wet places, mostly in sun; Ozark, plains, and prairie sp., n. to Neb., Io., Ill., and Ind., and adventive eastward. Aug.–Oct. (B. involucrata, a preoccupied name)

  • Common Names

    Ozark tickseed-sunflower