Taxon  Report   9732 
Bidens cernua  L.
Nodding beggartick
Bidens cernua
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
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Bidens cernua
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Bidens cernua
© 2008 Steve Matson
Bidens cernua, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Bidens cernua
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Bidens
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Bidens cernua var. cernua
PLANTS: Bidens cernua var. dentata
PLANTS: Bidens cernua var. elliptica
PLANTS: Bidens cernua var. integra
PLANTS: Bidens cernua var. minima
PLANTS: Bidens cernua var. oligodonta
PLANTS: Bidens cernua var. radiata
PLANTS: Bidens glaucescens
More information about  Bidens cernua
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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: Jan 17, 2018).

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