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Desmodium ciliare var. ciliare

Desmodium ciliare (Muhl. ex Willd.) DC. var. ciliare

Hairy Small-leaf Ticktrefoil

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Meibomia ciliaris


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 3 feet in height.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


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


Record Modified: 2015-07-14
Research By: JAM

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