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Digital Herbaria

Desmodium paniculatum

Desmodium paniculatum (L.) DC.

Panicledleaf Ticktrefoil, Panicled Tick Trefoil, Velcro Vine

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

USDA Symbol: DEPA6
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Desmodium paniculatum

Panicled Tickclover


Location: Medina River Ranch, Gate 10, 200 m south of Knox Miller house.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Dry limestone soil in edge of clearing. Among Poaceae and low shrubs.

Description: Erect, multi-stemmed perennial, unbranched, to 60 cm tall. Stalks slender, sub-angulate, lineate, pilose. Stipules lance-attenuate, 1-3 mm long. Petioles angulate, pilose on margins of groove, to 4 cm long. Rachis similar to 16 mm. Leaves mostly alternate, trifoliate. Leaflets lance-ovate, acute at apex, rounded basally, pilose both sides. Terminal leaflet 25x78 mm (3+ x width); laterals slightly smaller. Infloresence axillary.

County: Medina
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 6, 1992
Specimen number: 447

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0656
Accession Date: Feb 22, 1994
Accession Number: 48

Annotations: SXXXM (flowering)

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