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Desmodium paniculatumDesmodium paniculatum

panicled or narrow-leaf tick-trefoil

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 1-3.5'
Flowers: Jul.-Sept.; purplish or green
Fruit: pod

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry
Soil pH: 6-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy

Habitat

clearings and borders of moist or dry woods

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes

not found near coast



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1391.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004