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Desmodium tweedyi (Tweedy's ticktrefoil)
Lynn, Janice

Desmodium tweedyi

Desmodium tweedyi Britton

Tweedy's ticktrefoil

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Meibomia tweedyi

USDA Symbol: DETW

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Trifoliate
Inflorescence: Panicle , Raceme
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul

Distribution

USA: TX

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Desmodium tweedyi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Desmodium tweedyi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Desmodium tweedyi

Metadata

Record Modified: 2013-07-10
Research By: TWC Staff

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