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Bidens  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 35705

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Megalodonta Greene
  Common Name(s): beggarticks [English]
    Spanish needles [English]
    beggartick [English]
    devil's sticktight [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusBidens L. – beggarticks, Spanish needles, beggartick, devil's sticktight  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Bidens amplectens Sherff – kokolau, ko`oko`olau 
                                  Species Bidens amplissima Greene – Vancouver Island beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens aristosa (Michx.) Britton – bearded beggarticks, long-bracted beggar-ticks, tickseed sunflower 
                                  Species Bidens asymmetrica (Levl.) Sherff – Koolau Range beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens aurea (Aiton) Sherff – Arizona beggarticks, Apache beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens beckii Torr. ex Spreng. – Beck's water-marigold, Henderson's water-marigold, Oregon water-marigold 
                                  Species Bidens bidentoides (Nutt.) Britton – Delmarva beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens bigelovii A. Gray – Bigelow's beggarticks, Bigelow beggarticks, stickseed 
                                  Species Bidens bipinnata L. – Spanish needles, spanish-needles 
                                  Species Bidens campylotheca Sch. Bip. – viper beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens cernua L. – nodding beggartick, nodding bur-marigold, nodding burr-marigold, bur marigold, nodding beggarticks, nodding bur marigold, sticktight, nodding burmarigold 
                                  Species Bidens cervicata Sherff – Kauai beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens conjuncta Sherff – bog beggarticks, ko`oko`olau 
                                  Species Bidens connata Muhl. ex Willd. – purplestem beggarticks, purple-stem beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens cosmoides (A. Gray) Sherff – cosmosflower beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens cynapiifolia Kunth – West Indian beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens discoidea (Torr. & A. Gray) Britton – small beggarticks, swamp beggar-ticks, discoid beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens eatonii Fernald – Eaton's beggarticks, Eaton's beggar-ticks, bident d'Eaton 
                                  Species Bidens forbesii Sherff – coastal bluff beggarticks, coastalbluff beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens frondosa L. – devil's beggartick, devil's-pitchfork, sticktight, bur marigold, devil's beggarticks, devil's bootjack, pitchfork weed, sticktights, tickseed sunflower 
                                  Species Bidens gardneri Baker – ridge beggartick 
                                  Species Bidens hawaiensis A. Gray – Hawai'i beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens heterodoxa (Fernald) Fernald & H. St. John – Connecticut beggarticks, Connecticut beggar-ticks, bident différent 
                                  Species Bidens heterosperma A. Gray – Rocky Mountain beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens hillebrandiana (Drake) O. Deg. – seacliff beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens hyperborea Greene – estuary beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens laevis (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. – smooth beggarticks, bur marigold 
                                  Species Bidens lemmonii A. Gray – Lemmon's beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens leptocephala Sherff – fewflower beggarticks, few-flower beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens macrocarpa (A. Gray) Sherff – largefruit beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens mauiensis (A. Gray) Sherff – Maui beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens menziesii (A. Gray) Sherff – Mauna Loa beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens micrantha Gaudich. – grassland beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens mitis (Michx.) Sherff – smallfruit beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens molokaiensis (Hillebr.) Sherff – Molokai beggarticks, wedge beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens X multiceps Fassett – beggartick 
                                  Species Bidens pilosa L. – hairy beggarticks, common beggarticks, romerillo, spanish-needles, beggar's ticks, cobbler's pegs, fisi`uli, kofe tonga, matakaro, Spanish needles 
                                  Species Bidens polylepis S.F. Blake  
                                  Species Bidens populifolia Sherff – Oahu beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens reptans (L.) G. Don – manzanilla trepador 
                                  Species Bidens sandvicensis Less. – shrubland beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens squarrosa Kunth  
                                  Species Bidens tenuisecta A. Gray – slimlobe beggarticks, slim-lobe beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens torta Sherff – corkscrew beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens trichosperma (Michx.) Britton – crowned beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens tripartita L. – threelobe beggarticks, three-lobe beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens urbanii Greenm. – Urban's beggartick 
                                  Species Bidens valida Sherff – Mt. Kahili beggarticks 
                                  Species Bidens vulgata Greene – big devil's beggartick, tall beggarticks, western sticktight 
                                  Species Bidens wiebkei Sherff – Wiebke's beggarticks, ko`oko`olau 

  Expert: John L. Strother  
  Notes: University Herbarium, University of California, 1001 Valley Life Sciences Bldg. #2465, Berkeley, CA 94720-2465, USA   
  Reference for: Bidens    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) ( through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Bidens   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Bidens   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Bidens   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Bidens   
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