Bur Marigold

Other Common Names: marsh beggartick, smallfruit beggartick

(Bidens mitis)


Bur marigold has round green stems and can grow nearly four feet tall. Leaves have toothed edges. Bright yellow flowers have eight to 15 petals.


Bur marigold has round green stems that grow one and a quarter to three and a quarter feet tall. The leaf stalks grow one and a half to four and a half inches long and hold leaves that are egg or sword shaped. Leaves have teeth along the edges. Bright yellow flowers grow on branched stems. Flowers can be three fourths of an inch to two inches wide, have eight to 15 petals, and a brown center.


Bur marigold can be found across the southeastern United States.


seeds, rhizomes