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Desmodium scorpiurus (Sw.) Desv.
Scorpion ticktrefoil

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Desmodium scorpiurus has been found in the following 5 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pine Shore Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Island Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Desmodium scorpiurus has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized

Desmodium scorpiurus has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland