My Colby-Sawyer Experience

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Humanities Assistant Professor Margaret Wiley

Swamp Begger's Tick Bidens connata
Composite or Daisy Asteraceae family

Leaves:Leaves are lance shaped, stalked, and coarsely toothed

Flower:Yellowish, orange or greenish flowers in small heads.

Fruit: 2-4 pronged barbed fruits(achenes) that cling to your clothing. Heads sometimes with a few, small, yellow rays.

Form/habitat:1 - 4' tall. Wet places. Late summer and fall.

NWI Status: FACW


Text and pictures by Morgan Jenkins for CES301.

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