Illinois bundle-flower, prairie bundle-flower, prairie-mimosa
[Acuan illinoense (Michx.) Kuntze, more...]
Etymology: Desmanthus: Greek desme meaning "bundle" and anthos meaning "flower"
Plants: perennial forb
Conservation Status: Introduced - adventive
Floristic Rating: Wetland Indicator = FAC- USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources: Rare Species Guide; description, conservation, photos, maps, etc. USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS): Images of seeds, fruits, embryos, etc. Dan Tenaglia's The Missouri Flora: Fabulous photographs; detailed descriptions; color and leave arrangement key. Illinois Wildflowers: Wonderful photographs; detailed descriptions; color and leaf arrangement key Southwest School of Botanical Medicine: Britton & Brown Illustrated Flora - 2nd Edition (1913) "An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States and Canada"