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name sometimes used for the bur marigoldbur marigold
or sticktight,
common name for any species of Bidens, a genus of chiefly weedy North American plants of the family Asteraceae (aster family) with two-pronged burlike fruits (achenes) that have gained various species such additional names as
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, coreopsiscoreopsis
, or tickseed,
names for species of Coreopsis, a chiefly North American genus of the family Asteraceae (aster family). They are easily cultivated annuals or perennials with daisylike heads of flowers in various colors—commonly yellow or
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, tick trefoil or beggarweedbeggarweed
or tick trefoil,
leguminous plant (Desmodium purpureum) native to the West Indies and sown in the S United States for green manure and for forage; it has high nutritive value and is palatable to stock.
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, and other bur-producing weeds.
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In Ohio, Manon Van Schoyck created a large wildflower meadow "to attract wildlife." After four years, with some reseeding, his meadow of purple coneflowers, Indian blankets, larkspurs, tickseed, and Plains coreopsis provides food and cover for birds, butterflies, insects, and mammals.
Before-treatment observations paired two tickseed flowers from the same plant that were similar in size, height above the ground, and location on the plant.
These results indicate that insect pollinators showed a preference toward symmetrical tickseed flowers relative to more asymmetrical ones.
From far left: Evening primrose, daisy and coneflowers feature in the parkland WARM WELCOME Final touches to the displays of red hot pokers CHAMPION WALK Take a three-mile stroll through the parkland AQUATICS CENTRE The approach to the venue, with its wave-like roof, has been lined with colour - a top priority for designers GOLDEN MEADOW Pot marigolds, tickseed and corn marigolds create a ribbon of gold around the Olympic Stadium OLYMPIC GLORY Densely planted wild flowers create a stunning tapestry
These three prairie grasses were followed in importance by four common prairie forbs of the Asteraceae: Aster laevis (smooth aster), Silphium terebinthinaceum (prairie dock), Solidago nemoralis (gray goldenrod), and Coreopsis tripteris (tall tickseed), all with IVs greater than 7.0 (Table 1).
Coreopsis tripteris L.; Tall Tickseed, Tall Coreopsis; Southeast corner of first intersection on auto tour north of Nature Center; Rare; (#); C = 8; BSUH 12506.
Coreopsis lanceolata L.; Longstalk or Lanceleaf Tickseed; BSUH 12608.
3Coreopsis (Tickseed) A good one is Coreopsis verticillata, which flowers into the autumn, is unlikely to need staking and is great in beds or containers.
Bidens aristosa (Michx.) Britt.: Western tickseed sunflower; August; field; infrequent, though very conspicuous; USIH 989.
Bidens coronata (L.) Britton: Northern Tickseed Sunflower; rare, one site; sedge meadow; BSUH 10494.
Coreopsis grandiflora Hogg.: (*,+); Bigflower Tickseed; rare; Unit 1 field with prairie planting; BSUH 11029.