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Tick-seed Sunflower

Bidens aristosa

Description: yellow, daisy like flower branching from tall slender stalks. The leaves are narrow, compound, and deeply toothed. Valuable to native pollinators as a nector source.

 

photos Hester Burch 

 

Flowering Period: July and August

Soil Moisture: Moist

Light: Part shade 

Soil pH: neutral to slightly acidic

Height: To 3 feet 

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