Desmodium ciliare
(Hairy Small-Leaf Tick Trefoil)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Hairy Small-Leaf Tick Trefoil
    Synonyms: Meibomia ciliaris
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 5 - 9
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: July - October
    Status: Native

Desmodium ciliare, or Hairy Small-Leaf Tick Trefoil, is native to about the southeastern half of the United States. It is a perennial that grows in open prairies, meadows, on woodland edges and in open woods. It blooms in mid to late summer with small pink flowers.

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