Velvetleaf Tick-trefoil Desmodium viridiflorum (Linnaeus) De Candolle    Synonyms: Meibomia viridiflora, Velvety Tick-trefoil.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Fabales   >   Family Fabaceae   >   Genus Desmodium   

Description:

Among other characteristics, note large, wide leaves with soft, velvety undersides.

There are 61 records in the project database.

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Velvetleaf Tick-trefoil in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/2/2009). Photo by Kerry Wixted. (MBP list)

The leaves of Velvetleaf Tick-trefoil in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/27/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf Tick-trefoil in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/2/2017). Identified by Jim Brighton. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf Tick-trefoil in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/2/2017). Identified by Jim Brighton. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

The seed pods of Velvetleaf Tick-trefoil in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/27/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf Tick-trefoil blooming in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/27/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Velvetleaf Tick-trefoil (underside of mature leaf) in Calvert Co., Maryland (9/30/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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