Desmodium triflorum

Species:Desmodium triflorum (L.) DC.
Common Name:Three flowered beggar's lice
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Growth Habit:Herb
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Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
References:Woods, M., A. Diamond, and J.R. Burkhalter. 2016. Cyperus tetragonus and Desmodium triflorum: New vascular plant records from Alabama. Phytoneuron 2016-59: 1–4.
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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FamilyFABACEAE - Pea/Bean family
Genus Desmodium
Species Desmodium triflorum (L.) DC. - Three flowered beggar's lice


Citation Desmodiun triflorum (L.) DC., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 2: 334. 1825.
Basionym: Hedysarum triflorum L. 1753.
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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Hedysarum triflorum Hedysarum triflorum L., Sp. Pl. 2: 749. 1753.  

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Baldwin

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: UWFP

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
UWFP009293 Baldwin 28 Nov 2009 James R. Burkhalter
Desmodium triflorum (Sw.) de Candolle
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