Desmodium ×humifusum (Muhlenberg ex Bigelow) L.C. Beck. Hab: Dry, sandy soils. Dist: MA (NS?) south to MD and DC (and possibly VA).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Raveill (2002) discusses the probably hybrid origin of Desmodium humifusum (paniculatum × rotundifolium). The exact nature of its origin and status as a hybrid versus a species of hybrid origin is unclear.
Synonymy: = FNA, K3, K4, NE, Raveill (2002); = Desmodium glabellum (Michx.) DC. – G, misapplied; = Desmodium humifusum (Muhl. ex Bigelow) L.C.Beck – C, F, K1, Pa, SE3, Isely (1998); = Desmodium paniculatum × rotundifolium – NY; = Meibomia glabella – S, misapplied