Shepherd’s Needles – Native Plant of the Day 12/19/2017
Photo from 12/18/2011. Location: Sarasota County, FL.
More photos / info at the Bidens pilosa detail page.
Shepherd’s Needles – Bidens pilosa
Bearded Beggarticks – Native Plant of the Day 09/01/2017
Photo from 08/31/2009. Location: Walker County, GA.
More info / photos at the Bidens aristosa detail page.
Bearded Beggarticks, Tickseed Sunflower, Bur Marigold – Bidens aristosa
Shepherd’s Needles, a species native to much of its range in the United States, has been added to the USWildflowers database (01/15/2012.) Scientific name is Bidens pilosa. Photo below was taken in Sarasota County, FL, on December 18, 2011. It is also known by the common names Spanish Needles, Romerillo, Common Beggar’s-tick, Hairy Beggarticks, and Cobbler’s Pegs . Go to the Shepherd’s Needles detail page for more photos and information.
Shepherd's Needles, Spanish Needles, Romerillo, Common Beggar's-tick, Hairy Beggarticks, Cobbler's Pegs - Bidens pilosa