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Bidens cernua (Nodding Bur Marigold)

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Bidens cernua (Nodding Bur Marigold)

$ 5.99
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Common Name:  Nodding Bur Marigold

Attracts:  Bees and Bird

Use:  Naturalizing or Rain Garden, Reseeding ANNUAL

Light:  Full Sun

Hardiness Zone:  3 to 9  USDA Zone Map

Soils:  Wet

Flower Time:  Mid August - October

Flower Color:  Yellow

Height:  .5' - 3'

Notes: Bidens cernua (Nodding Bur Marigold) is a reseeding annual great for wet sites displaying small  sunflower-like flowerheads that grace the late summer and fall.  The bur-like seeds will stick to your clothes so you can spread it everywhere, that's wet, that is.

Host plant of VT Bee Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN):
Coelioxys hunteri (Hunter's Sharptail bee)
Lasioglossum nelumbonis (Lotus Sweat bee)
Nomada banksi (Banks' Nomad bee)

Native to most all of the US and most of southeastern US:  Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).

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