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Any of several weeds of the genus Bidens of the composite family, having yellow flower heads and barbed achenes that stick to clothing or fur. Also called beggar ticks, sticktight.
(Plants) any plant of the genus Bidens that has yellow flowers and pointed fruits that cling to fur and clothing: family Asteraceae (composites). Also called: beggar-ticks or sticktight
any of various composite plants of the genus Bidens, esp. those having conspicuous yellow flowers.
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|Noun||1.||bur marigold - any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing|
Bidens coronata, Bidens trichosperma, tickseed sunflower - North American bur marigold with large flowers
Bidens tripartita, European beggar-ticks, trifid beggar-ticks, trifid bur marigold - bur marigold of temperate Eurasia
Bidens connata, swampy beggar-ticks - bur marigold of eastern and northern United States and Canada common in wet pastures and meadows