Bidens connata

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusBidens
Species:Bidens connata Muhl. ex Willd.
Common NamePurplestem Beggarticks
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaf Venation: ternate; Leaflet Margins: dentate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Orange; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Cypsela; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: head; Inflorescence Types: pairs; Inflorescence Types: solitary; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: Yes; Petal Number: 4; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Basal; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 4
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Bidens connata f. anomala Bidens connata f. anomala (Farw.) E. G. Voss
Bidens connata var. fultior Bidens connata var. fultior

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Bullitt (KY), Fleming (KY), Franklin (KY), Hart (KY), Jefferson (KY), Menifee (KY), Hawkins (TN), Marion (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Unicoi (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, MDKY, MEM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1968 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100780525 Menifee Kentucky 10 Sep 2017 Thomas McFadden
682
EKY
Bidens connata
31234100242427 Fleming Kentucky 12 Oct 2000 Kim Feeman
1511
EKY
Bidens connata
31234100242393 Franklin Kentucky 05 Oct 1980 Hal Bryan
675
EKY
Bidens connata
31234100242419 Fleming Kentucky 17 Sep 1999 Kim Feeman
751
EKY
Bidens connata
ETSU005816 Unicoi Tennessee 29 Sep 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Bidens connata
APSC0035826 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Bidens connata
APSC0042416 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Bidens connata
APSC0122004 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Bidens connata
N/A Menifee Kentucky 12 Oct 2018 Calvin Andries
265
EKY
Bidens connata
HTTU002649 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Bidens connata
N/A Hawkins Tennessee 03 Jul 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
ETSU
Bidens connata
ETSU026404 Hawkins Tennessee 03 Jul 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
19569
ETSU
Bidens connata
MDKY00010217 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Bidens connata
MDKY00010218 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Bidens connata
APSC0081204 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Bidens connata
APSC0122006 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Bidens connata
APSC0122045 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Bidens connata
HTTU035889 White Tennessee
HTTU
Bidens connata
MEM004495 Ballard Kentucky 23 Sep 1968 Raymond Athey
478
MEM
Bidens connata
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