Bidens aristosa, Coastal Plain NC Ecotype
Showy Tickseed Sunflower (Bur Marigold), Coastal Plain NC Ecotype
A re-seeding annual in disturbed soils; aggressive first-year cover in wet meadows; the seeds are eaten by wildlife.
General Product Information:
Item Number: BIDARI01
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Riparian Sites, Stormwater Management, Wet Meadows & Wetlands
Classification: Herbaceous Annual
Characteristics: A showy, single-crown flowering species; large flowers.
Habitat: Marshes, meadows, ditches.
Bloom Period: September to October
Flower Color: Yellow
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 8 in
pH: 5.0 – 7.0
Pollinator Value: Medium
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
Approximate seeds per lb: 130,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 10.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine