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Desmanthus obtusus

Desmanthus obtusus S. Watson

Bluntpod Bundleflower

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: DEOB2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Trifoliate
Fruit Type: Legume

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Blue
Bloom Time: Oct




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

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2009-12-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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