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Plants of the Fraser Coast Region

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Bidens pilosa     L.

This introduced groundcover is commonly known as cobbler's pegs.

Bidens pilosa is described as a "dicot" in the Asteraceae family.

In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is not classified as it is not native to Queensland. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.


It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.

Reported at 33 Fraser Coast localities: Bauple, Beelbi Creek, Bidwill, Booral, Burrum Heads, Craignish, Doongul, Dundowran Beach, Glenorchy, Granville, Great Sandy Strait, Gundiah, Howard, Maryborough, Mount Urah, Owanyilla, Pialba, Point Vernon, Poona, Prawle, River Heads, Takura, Talegalla Weir, Teddington, Tiaro, Tinana, Tinnanbar, Toogoom, Urangan, Urraween, Walkers Point, Walligan, Yengarie.

Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.


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