Flora of the Southeastern United States
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FABACEAE

Desmodium viridiflorum (Linnaeus) A.P. de Candolle. Velvety Tick-trefoil. Phen: Jun-Sep; Aug-Oct. Hab: Fields, woodland borders, disturbed areas. Dist: NJ and DE south to c. peninsular FL, west to TX, and inland to w. VA, w. NC, n. TN, and AR.

ID notes: This robust species is strongly uncinate-puberulent on the upper leaf surfaces, stems, and inflorescence axes.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = Ar, F, Fl3, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo3, NcTx, Pa, RAB, SE3, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, Isely (1998); < Desmodium viridiflorum – C, G; < Meibomia viridiflora – S

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