hairy bracted tick-trefoil, large-bracted tick-trefoil
[Desmodium bracteosum var. longifolium (Michx.) DC., more...]
Etymology: Desmodium: Greek meaning "long branch or chain," probably from the shape and the way the seedpods attach
Plants: perennial forb
Conservation Status: Native
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