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Desmanthus reticulatus (Netleaf bundleflower)
Carr, Bill

Desmanthus reticulatus

Desmanthus reticulatus Benth.

Netleaf Bundleflower

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: DERE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Bipinnate
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


Native Distribution: Endemic: South-central Texas, west to Edwards County, northeast to Travis County and southeast to San Patricia County.
Native Habitat: Limestone and caliche uplands


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


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

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