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Desmodium lineatum DC.
Sand tricktrefoil

Desmodium lineatum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2013
In habitat, Everglades National Park

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park (Gann 2015), page 177

Other data on Desmodium lineatum available from :

Desmodium lineatum has been found in the following 11 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Black Creek Forest Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Goulds Pineland Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Northrop Pineland Present Native
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Present Native
Silver Palm Groves Present Native
West Biscayne Pineland Present Native

Desmodium lineatum has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native

Desmodium lineatum has been found in the following habitat :
Pine Rockland

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Desmodium lineatum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2013
In habitat, Everglades National Park