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Noun: stickseed
  1. Eurasian and North American plants having small prickly nutlets that stick to clothing
    - beggar's lice, beggar lice
  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-ticks, beggar's-ticks, sticktight

Derived forms: stickseeds

Type of: stickweed, subshrub, suffrutex

Part of: Bidens, genus Bidens, genus Hackelia, genus Lappula, Hackelia, Lappula

Encyclopedia: Stickseed