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Desmodium nudiflorum

Common Name(s):
Naked-flowered tick trefoil
Category:
Wildflowers
Comment:

Seed pods easily attach themselves to human clothes

Season:
Summer
Height:
1-3 ft.
Foliage:
Leaf stalk arises from near the base of the flower stalk; produces a cluster of 1-3 in., compound leaves each with three broad, entire leaflets; end leaflet is somewhat diamond-shaped
Flower:
0.3 in. rose-purple flowers borne on leafless stems; 2-4 jointed seed pod
Site:
Dry woods

NCCES plant id: 2550

Desmodium nudiflorum Desmodium nudiflorum