Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Desmodium paniculatum (L.) DC. var. dillenii (Darl.) Isely image
Photographer: from USDA Plants website           
Family Fabaceae
Desmodium paniculatum (L.) DC. var. dillenii (Darl.) Isely
Dillenius' tick-trefoil, panicled tick-trefoil, perplexed tick-trefoil
Desmodium: Greek meaning "long branch or chain," probably from the shape and the way the seedpods attach
paniculatum: with panicles
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial forb
Flower: 5-parted
Fruit:flat pod, divided into triangular segments, covered with hooked hairs
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Desmodium dillenii Darl.
Desmodium glabellum (Michx.) DC., pro parte
Desmodium perplexum B.G.Schub.
Meibomia dillenii (Darl.) Kuntze

         
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