Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07848 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Bidens frondosa L.
Common name   devil's beggarticks
Donna M. Barnes   3115  
Coll. Date 12 September 2002 
United States
Grand County
Locality Green River, at Crystal Geyser.
     Elev.: 4310 ft. (1314 m.)
Habitat Notes in sand along river bank. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 38° 53'  6" N, 110° 7'  58" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Bidens frondosa L.

     Bidens frondosa var. anomala Porter ex Fern.
     Bidens frondosa var. caudata Sherff
     Bidens frondosa var. pallida Wieg.
     Bidens frondosa var. stenodonta Fern. & St. John

Common Name(s): bur marigold, devils beggartick, devil's beggartick, devil's beggarticks, devil's bootjack, devil's-pitchfork, pitchfork weed, sticktight, sticktights, tickseed sunflower.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35707, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Bidens
                                        Species: Bidens frondosa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07848s2.jpg

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Salt Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 1.6 mi. S   Dee Pass 
Little Grand Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Crescent Junction 
Green River State Park (Park) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. N 4124  Green River 
Ninemile Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Jessies Twist 
Fivemile Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 3 mi. NW   Jessies Twist 
Crystal Geyser (Spring) Grand County, UT 3.7 mi. N 4078  Green River 
Dry Lake Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. S   Horse Bench East 
Dellenbaugh Butte (Summit) Grand County, UT 4.3 mi. S 4232  Green River SE 
Solitude Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 3.8 mi. NE   Hatch Mesa 


Taxon Links for species Bidens frondosa  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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