Yellow, stalked and emerging from leaf axils. Normally unrayed but sometimes with short stubby rays (petals), up to 2.5cm. Inner bracts are dark and inconspicuous. The flowers point skywards, but the similar-looking Nodding Bur-marigold, as the name suggests, has nodding flowers.
Opposite, elongated leaves, toothed and with short winged stalks, 3-lobed, but sometimes 5-lobed. The leaves have a pair of lobes at their base.
Leafy-bracted Beggarticks, Three-lobe Beggarticks, Three-part Beggarticks, Tickseed, Water Agrimony.