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Small-Leaved Tick-Trefoil (Desmodium marilandicum)

Image ID: 2011/dc13T

Small-Leaved Tick-Trefoil (Desmodium marilandicum)
Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
Height: 1 to 3 ft.
Blooms: July to August
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size:  0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Irregular blossoms
Location: Decker Creek Trail
Date:  7/10/2011
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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