Hairy Beggarticks
Bidens pilosa L.Asteraceae

common name synonyms: Bur Marigold, Stick-Tights, Cobbler's Pegs, Black-jack

scientific name synonyms: B. odorata, B. pilosa var. bimucronata, minor, B. leucantha, Coreopsis coronata

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Asteridae

order: Asterales

growth form: herb

life history: annual

level of invasiveness: invasive

weedy in native range: Yes

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Accidental

number of vectors: 3.0

introduced range: France, Southwestern Europe, Israel, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Britain

native range: South America

notes: weedy; found in roadsides, cult. ground and damp places, native to S. Amer., naturalized; invasive weed in U.S. (PUSDA); a wool, cotton and bird seed casual; herb-rest weed in Brazil; weed in Brazil, Mexico, Bolivia, Colombia, Mauritius, etc.

invasiveness notes: invasive

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth