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Bidens frondosa L. (Asteraceae), a new record for the flora of Iran.


During the revision of herbarium specimens in Agriculture and Natural Resources Research Center of Gilan Province, Bidens frondosa L. was identified for the first time and is reported as a new record for the flora of Iran. The most important morphological traits of this species have been compared with its closely related species, B. tripartita L. and B. bipinnata L. Also, the geographical distribution and photos of the herbarium specimen and its natural state are provided.