Desmodium canadense


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Common Name: Showy Tick-trefoil

Plant Type: Herbaceous

Habitat: Prairie

Light Requirements: sun

Soil Moisture: dry, mesic

Soil Type: Sand

Height: 3 - 6 ft

Bloom Time: Late summer

Flower Colour: pink pea-like in spikes

Germination Requirements: Seed will germinate within 4 weeks if sown at 70°F. Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90 - 140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F. Seed requires scarification because of an impermeable seed coat.

Details/Comments: Savannah, woodland edge, meadows.

Picture Copyright: John Oyston