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Desmodium triflorum
threeflower ticktrefoil Pea Family
Desmodium triflorum Fabaceae
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 (82)
  Sagotia triflora (0)
family name
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 beginning of August thru 1st week of February

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
USDA Plant Guide
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Native Plant Status
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native Not Native
native Not Present

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