Bidens mitis

smallfruit beggarticks

Asteraceae

wildlife plant   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: 2.5 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Moist wildflower gardens
Considerations: All beggarticks have fruits that will attach themselves to clothing or get stuck in animal fur. Generally not problematic for this species
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, organic material (muck)

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Larval host for cloudless sulfur butterfly.
Native Habitats: Swamps and marshes, typically in areas that are near edges

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

Other Comments:

May be annual or perennial depending on weather.