Rigid Tick-trefoil

Desmodium obtusum



Light pink wildflower with hairy stems and leaves. Hairs can be hooked or straight. Has several stems that come from a branched root. Flowers from mid to late summer.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Stiff Trick-trefoil
Plant Family:Fabaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Bloom Time:Late July to early September
Fruit Timing:Late August to October
Global and State Rank:G4G5, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade to shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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