Showy Ticktrefoil (Desmodium canadense)

Showy Ticktrefoil (Desmodium Canadense)
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Desmodium Canadense, or more commonly know as Showy Ticktrefoil, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Desmodium. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Desmodium Canadense or Showy Ticktrefoil's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Desmodium
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Order: Fabales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC) 2(FAC-) 3(FAC-) 4(FACU) 5(FAC) 6(FAC)

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