Plant Pest Species Spotlight: Bidens alba

Last Updated on January 19, 2022 by Tennille Herron

Bidens alba, or Spanish needle, is a native Florida landscape weed.

A pollinator favorite, this native species serves a vital role in providing pollen and nectar for Florida wildlife, and is fine in natural areas.

More information on Spanish needle can be found on our Bidens alba species page.

Finding weeds in your landscape or nursery? Be sure to use our “Weed ID” website which sorts species by flower color for easy identification.


Posted: October 7, 2021

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Bidens Alba, Chris Marble, Marble, Spanish Needle, Weed Identification, Weed Science, Weeds

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