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Desmodium tortuosum
Dixie ticktrefoil Pea Family
Desmodium tortuosum Fabaceae
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common names
  Dixie ticktrefoil
  Dixie tick trefoil
accepted scientific name
  Desmodium tortuosum (Sw.) DC.
rules for finding collection records
  Desmodium tortuosum (410)
  Meibomia purpurea (0)
family name
  Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2013 Forest And Kim Starr
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Pea shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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Carolinas & Georgia (11)
Starr Environmental (3)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
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