Taxon  Report   1088 
Bidens pilosa  L.  var. pilosa   (not an active name)
Common beggar ticks
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Bidens pilosa var. pilosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Genus: Bidens
Parent Record Bidens pilosa
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
ICPN + PLANTS accepted name: Bidens pilosa
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NOTE: Bidens pilosa var. pilosa is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 20, 2018).

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