Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Desmodium marilandicum (Linnaeus) A.P. de Candolle. Maryland Tick-trefoil. Phen: Jun-Sep; Aug-Oct. Hab: Fields, woodland borders, disturbed areas. Dist: MA west to MI and MO, south to n. peninsular FL and TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, F, Fl3, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, Mi, Mo3, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, SE3, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV, Isely (1998); = Desmodium marilandicum var. marilandicum – K4, Ohashi (2013), Zhang, Zhang, & Endress (2003); = Meibomia marilandica – S

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming
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