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Desmodium procumbens

Western Tickfoil

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: mountains, canyons
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: pinnate
Flower color2: yellow to green
Flowering period2: Aug. to Oct.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Fabaceae (bean family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Leguminosae (pea family)
Synonym(s)1: Desmodium procumbens v.exiguum, Desmodium procumbens v.transversum
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range

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