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Hoary Tick-Trefoil (Desmodium canescens)
Image ID: 2016/dc22Tap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
Height: 1 to 5 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size: 0.3 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Irregular blossoms
Location: Decker Creek Trail
More photos of this flower
- Panicled Tick-Trefoil
The hoary variety has hairy stems.
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.