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Bidens frondosa  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 35707

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Bidens frondosa var. anomala Porter ex Fernald
    Bidens frondosa var. caudata Sherff
    Bidens frondosa var. pallida Wiegand
    Bidens frondosa var. stenodonta Fernald & H. St. John
  Common Name(s): devil's beggartick [English]
    devil's-pitchfork [English]
    sticktight [English]
    bur marigold [English]
    devil's beggarticks [English]
    devil's bootjack [English]
    pitchfork weed [English]
    sticktights [English]
    tickseed sunflower [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                  SpeciesBidens frondosa L. – devil's beggartick, devil's-pitchfork, sticktight, bur marigold, devil's beggarticks, devil's bootjack, pitchfork weed, sticktights, tickseed sunflower  

  Expert: John L. Strother  
  Notes: University Herbarium, University of California, 1001 Valley Life Sciences Bldg. #2465, Berkeley, CA 94720-2465, USA   
  Reference for: Bidens frondosa    
  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 frondosa   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Bidens frondosa   
  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 frondosa   
  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 frondosa   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Alaska, Introduced  
    Canada, Introduced  






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