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Digital Herbaria

Desmodium psilophyllum

Desmodium psilophyllum Schltdl.

Beggar's Ticks, Simpleleaf Ticktrefoil, Sticktights, Wright's Tickclover

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

USDA Symbol: DEPS2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Desmodium psilophyllum

Wright Tickclover


Location: Gunsight Mountain Ranch, Tarpley.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Semi-shaded canyon. Rocky, dry soil. Few and scattered.

Description: Deeply rooted, erect perennial. Stalk terete, 2-3 mm dia, 50 cm tall, delicately branched in upper half. Leaves alternate, sessile, lance-ovate, truncate basally w/apical mucro, 10x20 mm (smaller than typical because of arid conditions). Infloresence a terminal raceme.

County: Bandera
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 18, 1992
Specimen number: 467

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0675
Accession Date: Mar 22, 1994
Accession Number: 49

Annotations: SCXRN

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