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Taxon: Bidens pilosa L.

Genus: Bidens
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Coreopsideae.
Nomen number: 7169
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:832. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte, Baja Sur, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Colima, Federal District, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Queretaro, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: Guyana; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil - Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Cape Verde; Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Egypt; Libya; Morocco
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Gabon; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Benin; Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Liberia; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa; Swaziland
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius; Reunion
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Yemen
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Israel
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea, South; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Myanmar; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia - Java; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    Southeastern Europe: Greece; Italy [incl. Sicily]; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, Quebec
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Missouri
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: U.S. Outlying Islands - Midway Islands; United States - Hawaii
    Northwestern Pacific: Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands
    South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands; French Polynesia; Pitcairn
    Southwestern Pacific: American Samoa; Fiji; New Caledonia; Niue; Tonga; Wallis and Futuna Islands
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Western South America: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
    Southern South America: Chile - Easter Island, Juan Fernandez
  • widely naturalized

      Adventive:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Lebanon
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Poland
    East Europe: Estonia

      Cultivated:
  • AFRICA
    West Tropical Africa: Benin; Nigeria
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India

      Other:
  • exact native range obscure

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