bur marigold

Definitions of bur marigold

n any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing

beggar's-ticks, beggar-ticks, burr marigold, sticktight
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Bidens bipinnata, Spanish needles
common bur marigold of the eastern United States
Bidens coronata, Bidens trichosperma, tickseed sunflower
North American bur marigold with large flowers
Bidens tripartita, European beggar-ticks, trifid beggar-ticks, trifid bur marigold
bur marigold of temperate Eurasia
Bidens connata, swampy beggar-ticks
bur marigold of eastern and northern United States and Canada common in wet pastures and meadows
Type of:
subshrub, suffrutex
low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base

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