Definition of bur-marigold in English:
A plant of the daisy family, with inconspicuous yellow flowers and small barbed fruit which cling to passing animals. Several kinds are widespread weeds.
- Genus Bidens, family Compositae: several species, in particular B. frondosa
- Next of kin to the golden coreopsis, it behooves some of the bur-marigolds to redeem their clan's reputation for ugliness.
- In the fall, bur-marigolds, also known as beggar-ticks because their barbed fruit stick to clothing, provide a spectacular display of yellow flowers.
- Half has been left for the orange foxtail, bur-marigolds (after discussions last year).
Definition of bur-marigold in:
- US English dictionary
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