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Desmodium paniculatum (L.) DC.
Panicledleaf ticktrefoil

Desmodium paniculatum
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Desmodium paniculatum available from :

Desmodium paniculatum has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Desmodium paniculatum has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Desmodium paniculatum has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Mesic Flatwoods
Strand Swamp

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Desmodium paniculatum
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer