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Product Description

Desmodium from the Greek for "long branch or chain" and canadense meaning "of Canada".

Favors moist or mesic portions of the Tallgrass Prairie, flowers from June through September. generally reaches about three feet, but can grow much taller with favorable conditions. Flowers are pink to pale purple and have the typical pea-flower shape but are only about a half-inch long.

Sun Exposure               Prairie, Savanna
Soil Moisture Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic
Bloom Time Summer
 July, August
Bloom Color Purple
Max Height 5 feet
Wetland Code FAC-
Germ Code  A,J,I
Seeds Per Packet  250
Seeds Per Ounce   5,500

Edible Uses: Unknown

Medicinal Uses: Unknown

Herbal Uses: Unknown

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Showy Tick Trefoil - Desmodium canadense blooming at Ion Exchange, inc. (00:27)
Earthyman views Showy Tick Trefoil (Desmodium canadense) blooming at Ion Exchange in Northeast Iowa. http://www.ionxchange.com
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