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Desmodium glutinosum

Pointed-Leaf Tick-Trefoil

Plant Description: Foliage without flowering spray approx. 30-40 cm. in height. Long stem with a single spray of flowers, pink in colour (see photo of flowers on next page). Found alongside the beginning section of the Tallow Rock Bay Trail at Charleston Lake. **Thanks to comment from GUEST below, for IDing this photo!
The following are some references for this plant - Click on each name to bring up page with reference to this plant:
Connecticut Botanical Society wildflower identification website.
LegumeWeb website
Haw River Parogram website

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Guest 18-Jul-2003 19:23
Peterson Field Guide to Wildflowers - p. 248. Pointed-Leaved Tick-Trefoil. Note
the flower stalk issues from same point in stem as whorl of leaves