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Sep 9, 2014 2:17 PM CST
|Plant Id Hi I noticed this plant in three places in the yard. What is it ? thanks a lot |
Sep 9, 2014 2:28 PM CST
|It's a type of Spanish Needles, I think it's Devil's Beggartick (Bidens frondosa), but there are some other similar species.|
Sep 11, 2014 8:41 AM CST
|Agree with Bidens frondosa, lacking in ray florets.|
Sep 12, 2014 6:05 PM CST
|Thank you. I wonder if it's edible for rabbits I'm going to have to do some weeding soon|
Sep 16, 2014 4:33 PM CST
|Bidens tripartita or also two teeth|
It is a persistent weed seeds have two arrows, and Pierce to clothing
Sep 17, 2014 11:08 AM CST
|Not only would Bidens frondosa be a good Rabbit food, it is good for human folks in salads or as a cooked vegetable (flowers & young leaves).|
Medicinally, the plant is a broad spectrum antibiotic ( gram - & gram +). Topically it will fight infections better than any store bought medication (used fresh).
It is a weedy inclusion in a garden, but if you have room for it, it is good medicine!
Sep 18, 2014 1:31 PM CST
|And a great nectar source for all manner of pollinators not to mention the Monarch butterflies get sustenance from it during their migration.|
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Sep 23, 2014 3:11 AM CST
|awesome thank you! the rabbits loved it ! |