Bidens laevis

Burmarigold, Smooth Beggarticks

Asteraceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Flower
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow
Fruit Color:NA
Phenology:
Noted for:Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Informal gardens in wet sites.
Considerations:The fruits stick to pant legs and animal fur leading to moniker beggarticks. Generally no an issue in the wetland sites where this will grow.
Propagation:Seed.
Availability:Seed
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Aquatic ----- to ----- Stays Wet)
Moisture Tolerance: Aquatic ----- to ----- Stays Wet
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Organic material (muck), Sand
Soil pH:

Ecology

Wildlife:
Insects:
  

Attracts native bees and butterflies

Native Habitats:Swamps, river edget

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments

General Comments:Depending on the weather, this may be either an annual or perennial in Florida.