OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Desmodium cuspidatum var. cuspidatum   FAMILY Fabaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Desmodium cuspidatum var. cuspidatum   FAMILY Fabaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 098-26-007:
Desmodium cuspidatum   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Meibomia grandiflora

 

COMMON NAME:
Long-bracted Tick-trefoil, Toothed Tick-trefoil, Largebract Tick-trefoil


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Desmodium cuspidatum var. cuspidatum   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Desmodium cuspidatum var. cuspidatum   FAMILY Fabaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 098-26-007:
Desmodium cuspidatum   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Meibomia grandiflora

 

Find by scientific name:

3263

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Look for it in fields, woodland borders, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound: 3 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Rose-purplish
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped calyx
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
10 stamens, diadelphous, 9 and 1
Superior ovary

Flowers in terminal panicles

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Loment with 4 or more angular segments

 

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