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Taxon: Desmodium canescens (L.) DC.

Genus: Desmodium
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Desmodieae subtribe: Desmodiinae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 317561
Place of publication: Prodr. 2:328. 1825
Name verified on: 31-Aug-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Aug-1994
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • hoary tick trefoil   (Source: Atlas Penn ) – English
  • hoary tick-clover   (Source: F GPlains ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa. 1994. The vascular plants of Iowa.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  • Turner, B. L. 1959. The legumes of Texas.
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora.
  • Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  • Wilbur, R. L. 1963. Leguminous plants of North Carolina.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Desmodium canescens (L.) DC.:


Images or nodulation data:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?317561 (22 July 2014)

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