Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Desmodium ciliare (Muhlenberg ex Willdenow) A.P. de Candolle. Phen: Jun-Oct; Aug-Nov. Hab: Fields, woodland borders, disturbed areas. Dist: MA west to IN, MO, and se. KS, south to s. FL and TX; also in Cuba.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, Bah, C, Fl3, G, GrPl, Il, K3, Mi, Mo3, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, SE3, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV, Isely (1998); = Desmodium marilandicum var. ciliare – K4, Ohashi (2013); = Meibomia ciliaris – S; > Desmodium ciliare var. ciliare – F, K1; > Desmodium ciliare var. lancifolium – F, K1

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