Taxon  Report   1089 
Bidens tripartita  L.
Threelobe beggarticks,  Tickseed
Bidens tripartita
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg
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Bidens tripartita
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg
Bidens tripartita, 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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Bidens tripartita
© © 2014 Richard Spellenberg
Genus: Bidens
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Bidens acuta
PLANTS: Bidens comosa
XWALK: Bidens connata var. petiolata
More information about  Bidens tripartita
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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 21, 2018).

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