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Noun: beggar-ticks
  1. The seed of bur marigolds
    - Spanish needles
  2. Any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing
    - bur marigold, burr marigold, beggar's-ticks, sticktight, stickseed

Type of: bur, burr, subshrub, suffrutex

Part of: Bidens, genus Bidens

Encyclopedia: Beggar-ticks