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Wild Florida Photo - Desmodium - ticktrefoil genus

Genus

Desmodium

ticktrefoil

The genus name is derived from the Greek for binding, referring to the joined segments of the fruit.

Desmodium incanumDesmodium incanum
Zarzabacoa comun
fruit close-up

Species of the Desmodium genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:

  Desmodium incanum
Zarzabacoa comun
Desmodium incanum

  Desmodium obtusum
Stiff ticktrefoil
Desmodium obtusum

  Desmodium triflorum
Threeflower ticktrefoil
Desmodium triflorum

The genus Desmodium is a member of the Fabaceae - Pea family.

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