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Desmodium triflorum

Threeflower ticktrefoil (Desmodium triflorum) is a non-native landscape weed indigenous to tropical Asia and Africa. It currently has a pantropical distribution. This species is consumed as a green by some tribal communities in Southern India.

  • Scientific Name: Desmodium triflorum
  • Common Name: Threeflower ticktrefoil
  • Seasonality: Warm season
  • Soil Type: Wet to dry
  • Toxicity: Non-toxic
  • Plant Growth: Mat forming annual or perennial
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Photos of Desmodium triflorum