Desmodium triflorum

Desmodium triflorum

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(Creeping Tickfoil)

FAMILY

Fabaceae

Species

Desmodium triflorum

Common name(s)

Creeping Tickfoil

Flower colour; life form

Flower pink to purple, spreading herb to 50 cm tall.

Distinguishing features

Leaves with 3 obovate leaflets, emarginate at apex. Flowers pea-shaped, 2-3 per leaf axil, standard petal is pink to purple. Pod with 2-4 segments to 1.7 cm, seeds yellow.

Desmodium triflorum