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Desmodium ciliare (Hairy small-leaf ticktrefoil )
Smith, R.W.

Desmodium ciliare

Desmodium ciliare (Muhl. ex Willd.) DC.

Hairy Small-leaf Ticktrefoil

Fabaceae (Pea Family)



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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV
Canada: ON

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-03-16
Research By: SET

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