Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
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Terry Holdsclaw tdh_desmodium_canescens_3
July Iredell County NC
Petiole much longer than stalk of terminal leaflet, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.
COMPARE leaves of Desmodium species
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_d_canescens_5_s
Inflorescence typically villous as well as uncinulate-puberulent, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.