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Taxon: Bidens pilosa L.

 
Genus: Bidens
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Coreopsideae
Nomen number: 7169
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:832. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential for pollution control (fide J Hazard Mat 161:808-814. 2009)
  • Human food:
  • Medicines:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte, Baja Sur, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Colima, Federal District, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Queretaro, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Nigeria

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


    Adventive

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Lebanon

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Poland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Estonia


    Naturalized



    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde, Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt, Libya, Morocco
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Israel
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea, South, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Java] Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece, Italy (incl. Sicily), Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario, Quebec]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Missouri]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: U.S. Outlying Islands, [Midway Islands] United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Pitcairn
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: American Samoa, Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue, Tonga, Wallis and Futuna Islands

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador [Galapagos Islands]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile [Easter Island, Juan Fernandez]


    Other (exact native range obscure)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=7169. Accessed 14 December 2018.