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Desmodium triflorum
threeflower ticktrefoil Pea Family
Desmodium triflorum Fabaceae
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common names
  threeflower ticktrefoil
  creeping tick trefoil
   matty desmodium
   three-flower beggarweed
   tropical trefoil
  matty desmodium
  three-flower beggarweed
  tropical trefoil
accepted scientific name
  Desmodium triflorum (L.) DC.
rules for finding collection records
  Desmodium triflorum (80)
  Sagotia triflora (0)
family name
  Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Forest And Kim Starr
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Pea shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about .4 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of June thru 1st week of February

How Likely at this Location (11%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
USDA Plant Guide
USDA PLANTS profile
Links to Plant Photos
Wikimedia Commons (3)
Starr Environmental (3)
Shirley Denton (3)
Cal Photos (3)
base map where plant found
mag select

Disturbed
Forest
grid lines base