Biden laevis

Bidens laevis

  • Biden laevis
  • Biden laevis
  • Biden laevis
  • Biden laevis
  • Flower name
    Biden laevis
  • Scientific name
    Bidens laevis
  • AliasBidens, キクザキセンダングサ, ビデンス, 菊咲き栴檀草, Smooth beggartick, larger bur-marigold
  • Place of originNorth America
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Garden
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Language of flowersPatience

What is Biden laevis

Biden laevis or commonly called as Smooth beggartick or Winter cosmos (scientific name: Biden laevis) is native to North America, Mexico and Guatemala, and is a cold-resistant perennial / annual grass of the family Asteraceae. From the early summer to the winter, five petals such as yellow, pink, yellow on the white background, yellow circles on the yellow background, etc. will bloom. It is the origin of flower name that flowers resemble cosmos, scientific name:Cosmos bipinnatus , and they are also blooming in winter. However, winter cosmos is a plant of the genus Biden, whereas cosmos is a cosmos belonging to the family Asteraceae. "Biden" in the genus name means "Bi (2) +" den (tooth) "in Latin, due to the presence of two toothy hard thorns in the seed. This barb is caught in the clothing of animals and people, so it is called "stick insect". The species name "laevis" is Latin, meaning "smooth". The language of flowers is "patience."

Common name: Winter cosmos, Scientific name: Biden laevis, aka: Smooth beggartick, Bidens, larger bur-marigold, Chrysanthemum senganguanga, Country of Origin: North America, plant height: 30 to 100 cm, well branched, leaf order: viable, leaf shape: feathered double leaf (lanceolate form, linear lanceola form) , Flower color: yellow · white · white and yellow, flower size: 3 ~ 5 cm, flowering period: June ~ December, fruit type: sliced fruit shape, fruit shape: stick shape, fruit quality: hard and has 2 spines and it becomes "sticking insect", use: for ornamental.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Bidens
  • Species
    B. laevis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typecold-resistant grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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