Beggarticks (2)

Bidens frondosa

Devil's Beggarticks
Bidens frondosa

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
AKA:
Photo taken on: September 13, 2012
Location: Abiquiu, NM
Life Zones: Plains to foothills
Habitat: Moist areas, ditches

Grows to 3ft tall with reddish branches and simple toothed leaves. Flower heads have long, leafy bracts and no ray flowers.

Flora of North America reference.

Bidens tripartita

Three-lobed Beggarticks
Bidens tripartita

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
AKA: Leafy-bracted Beggarticks, Trifid Bur-marigold
Photo taken on: June 22,2016
Location: Santa Barbara Canyon, Carson NF, NM
Life Zones: Plains to foothills
Habitat: Moist areas

Grows to 3 feet tall with variable leaves, some that are lance-shaped and sometimes toothed, lower leaves that are divided into lobes. Flower heads are ½" to ¾" across and surrounded by leafy bracts. Rays may be present or not.

Flora of North America reference.

Yellow Round Clusters