Bidens alba

beggarticks

Asteraceae

wildlife plant  


florida.plantatlas.usf.edu

Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: annual
Size: Height: 1-3 ft    Width: 1-3 ft
Flower Color: flower color      white
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Casual settings, especially toward the rear of wildflower gardens
Considerations: Once you have this plant, you will always have this plant. It can be quite weedy. It is valued for its value as a native bee and butterfly magnate. Pull seedlings leaving only a few plants to bring in the insects.
Propagation: Seed
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: adaptable

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Attracts native bees

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B,10A,10B,11

Other Comments:

The seeds will stick to pant legs and animal fur.