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Shepherd’s Needles – Bidens pilosa (Bidens alba) – Added to USWildflowers database

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

Shepherd's Needles, Spanish Needles, Romerillo, Common Beggar's-tick, Hairy Beggarticks, Cobbler's Pegs - Bidens pilosa