Bidens cernua L.

Fam:   Asteraceae (Compositae)
Genus:   Bidens L.
Species: Bidens cernua L.
English Name: Nodding beggartick  or Nodding bur-marigold


Baskets medium, hemisphere-like or bell-like, single or collected in thyroid inflorescence; shell hemisphere-like or bell-like composed of external grassy and internal almost tunicates little leaves. Blossom bed with narrow bracts on it, that fall out along with the fruit. Peripheral blossoms usually hermaphrodite, tongues, yellow, sometimes missing. Fruits oblong, back oval, flattened or triangular, equipped with 2 - 4 awns and serrated with downward tabs. Annual plants with opposite leaves.
Leaves purposes, lance or oval-lance. Hanging baskets, usually with well-developed tongues blossoms
B. cernua L. (Annual plants) - In damp places between weeds. Wide spread (1). VII - X. FIG. 1413.

Flowering Time: Blooms: July – October

References: „Флора на България”, Н. Стоянов, Б. Стефанов, Б. Китанов, част II, Наука и Изкуство, София, (1967)

Distribution in Bulgaria: In damp places between weeds. Wide spread in Bulgaria up to 1000 m altitude. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by theBiodiversity Law. Законодателство на Република България: Закон за биологичното разнообразие

Medical plant: it is not -


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