Bidens pilosa is a species of shrub in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Peru, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, Belize, Cuba, Honduras, Barbados, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, Antigua And Barbuda, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Solomon Islands, Guyana, Brazil, Venezuela, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Haiti, Suriname, Martinique, Bolivia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Argentina, Colombia, Montserrat, Chile, The Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Uruguay, Mexico, Panama, and Jamaica. They have compound, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Halictus ligatus, Leuconomia, Chlosyne ehrenbergii, and Catasticta nimbice. Individuals can grow to 1.8 m.
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