Bur Marigold
Bidens laevis
Family: Compositae

Habitat:

Swamps, marshes, wet grassy areas near ponds

Location relative to water:

Rooted underwater or onshore, emergent body

Range:

All eastern states up to Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee, and all southern states

Flowers:

  • Yellow
  • Composite
  • 8 petals
  • One large flower with two smaller flowers above uppermost leaves

Leaves:

  • Opposite
  • Smooth and stalkless
  • Coarsely toothed
  • Lance-shaped
 
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