Bidens bipinnata

Bidens bipinnata

(Bipinnate Beggar’s Ticks)

FAMILY

Asteraceae

Species

Bidens bipinnata

Common name

Bipinnate Beggar’s Ticks

Flower colour; life form

Ray florets yellow; erect herb to 1.6 m

Distinguishing features

Leaves vary from 2-3 pinnate to deeply pinnatifid. Flower heads to 1 cm diam., ray and disk florets yellow. Pappus of 2-3 rarely 4 awns, barbed

Scan of Bidens bipinnata