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Desmodium floridanum Chapm.
Florida ticktrefoil

Desmodium floridanum
Copyright by: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
K. A. Bradley 637, FTG

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Desmodium floridanum has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Doubtfully Present
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Reported
Pine Shore Preserve Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native
Zoo Miami Reported

Desmodium floridanum has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Collier County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Native

Desmodium floridanum has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Upland
Marl Prairie
Pine Rockland
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Desmodium floridanum
Copyright by: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
K. A. Bradley 637, FTG