Definition of Burr marigold
1. Noun. Any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing.
Group relationships: Bidens, Genus Bidens
Specialized synonyms: Bidens Bipinnata, Spanish Needles, Bidens Coronata, Bidens Trichosperma, Tickseed Sunflower, Bidens Tripartita, European Beggar-ticks, Trifid Beggar-ticks, Trifid Bur Marigold, Bidens Connata, Swampy Beggar-ticks
Terms within: Beggar-ticks, Spanish Needles
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex
Lexicographical Neighbors of Burr Marigold
burr marigold (current term)
Literary usage of Burr marigold
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nature Sketches in Temperate America: A Series of Sketches and Popular by Joseph Lane Hancock (1911)
"... among the loosely spread stems of one of the bouquets of flowers supplied her and soon afterward I found her ovipositing in a stem of the burr marigold. ..."