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Search Term(s): Desmodium glabellum   (1 record found)

FABACEAE
Bean Family
Desmodium glabellum  (Dillenius' tick-trefoil)   
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Synonym
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Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Desmodium: from the Greek desmos (band or chain) and refers to the jointed seed pods; glabellum: smooth, somewhat glabrous
Life Form
Perennial Herb
Phenology (Flowering Period)
August
Physiographic Province
☑ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☑ Kent
☑ Sussex

Habitat
Moist upland woods, usually on clay-based soils
State Status
Uncommon
Piedmont Status
Uncommon
Coastal Plain Status
Uncommon
Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
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Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
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Coefficient of Conservatism
7
Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
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Wildlife Values
Seeds eaten by Bobwhite Quail and Turkey.
Medicinal Properties
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ID Notes
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Additional Info
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Habitats in which this plant occurs
Forest Interior (Upland Piedmont)
Forest Interior (Upland Coastal Plain)
Tuliptree Rich Wood (Piedmont)
Tuliptree Rich Wood (Coastal Plain)