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Bidens aristosa, Coastal Plain NC Ecotype
Showy Tickseed Sunflower (Bur Marigold), Coastal Plain NC Ecotype

Reseeding annual in disturbed soils; provides aggressive first-year cover in wet meadows; seeds are eaten by wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: BIDARI01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual
Characteristics: Single-crown.
Habitat: Meadows, fields, roadsides, ditches.
Bloom Period: August to October
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
Midwest: FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW


Shade: Moderate
Drought: Low
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 130,000
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Up to 0.4 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $21.60/Lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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