Hairy Beggarticks (Bidens pilosa)


Bidens Pilosa, or more commonly know as Hairy Beggarticks, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Bidens. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Bidens Pilosa or Hairy Beggarticks's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Bidens
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) HI (I) PR (I) VI (I) CAN (I)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: HEAR
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU- FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(NI) 2(FACW-) 6(NI) 7(FACW) 0(FACW) C(FACU-) H(NI)

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