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Andrewsianthus bidens

(Andrewsianthus bidens)

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Description

Bidens is a genus of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae. The common names beggarticks, black jack, burr marigolds, cobbler's pegs, Spanish needles, stickseeds, tickseeds and tickseed sunflowers refer to the fruits of the plants, most of which are bristly and barbed, with two sharp pappi at the end. The generic name refers to the same character; Bidens comes from the Latin bis ("two") and dens ("tooth").

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Jungermanniopsida
Order:Jungermanniales
Family:Lophoziaceae
Genus:Andrewsianthus
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