Bidens Cernua, or more commonly know as Nodding Beggartick, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Bidens. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 3.2 feet at maturity. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. It's active growth period is spring summer fall, blooms during late summer and is somewhat tolerant of shade. Bidens Cernua or Nodding Beggartick's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
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