Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Bidens pilosa L.
hairy beggarticks, cobbler's pegs, beggar's tick, pitch forks, stick tights, bur, Spanish needle, black jack
Disturbed areas, Minor problem species
Origin: Tropical America
Growth Form: Herb
Plant Description: Annual herb up to 1 m high. Stem and branches striate, glabrous, green or with brown stripes. Leaves opposite, with 3-5 leaflets.
Key Features:
Control: post-emergence herbicides
More information:
NRCS Plants Database

Photo - flowers/leaves

Larry Allain @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

Photo - seeds

K Braun, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Photo - flowers/leaves

K Braun, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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