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Desmodium glabellum

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: neutral, average, loam, clay, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 3'-5'

Bloom Time: July, August, September

Bloom Color: purple, pink, lilac

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Additional Tags: attracts bees, colonizing, drought tolerant, naturalizing, rock garden plant

Desmodium glabellum (Dillenius' ticktrefoil)
  • Desmodium glabellum (Dillenius' ticktrefoil)

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Description

Desmodium glabellum

Also known as:

Dillenius' ticktrefoil

,

smooth tick-trefoil

,

panickle ticktrefoil

,

perplexed ticktrefoil

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tall tick clover

Scientific Synonyms:

Desmodium dillenii, Meibomia glabella

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Special Concern: CT

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae Pea family
Genus Desmodium ticktrefoil
Species Desmodium glabellum Dillenius' ticktrefoil