Desmodium cuspidatum var. cuspidatum  
Family: Fabaceae
bracted tick-trefoil, large-bracted tick-trefoil
[Desmodium bracteosum (Michx.) DC., Desmodium grandiflorum DC., Hedysarum cuspidata Muhl. ex Willd., Hedysarum grandiflorum "Walter, non Pall.", Meibomia bracteosa (Michx.) Kuntze, Meibomia cuspidata (Muhl. ex Willd.) Schindl.]
Desmodium cuspidatum var. cuspidatum image
from USDA Plants website  
Etymology: Desmodium: Greek meaning "long branch or chain," probably from the shape and the way the seedpods attach
Plants: perennial forb
Conservation Status: Native
Desmodium cuspidatum var. cuspidatum image
Desmodium cuspidatum var. cuspidatum image
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