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Desmodium perplexum
perplexing tick trefoil Pea Family
Desmodium perplexum Fabaceae
common names
  perplexing tick trefoil
  perplexed ticktrefoil
accepted scientific name
  Desmodium perplexum B.G. Schub.
rules for finding collection records
  Desmodium dillenii (135)
  Desmodium paniculatum dillenii (26)
  Desmodium perplexum (1198)
family name
Image Author: ©2004-2014 John Hilty, Illinois Wildflowers
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Pea shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of June thru end of October

How Likely at this Location (39%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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