Desmodium cuspidatum (Willd.) Loud.
Common Name: SMOOTH-BRACTED TICK-TREFOIL
Coefficient of Conservatism: 5
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Desmodium cuspidatum fruits A. A. Reznicek fruits

Oak and oak-hickory forests, borders and clearings, thickets and river banks.

The leaflets almost invariably are glabrous or essentially so beneath in our specimens.

Locations

Allegan County
Berrien County
Branch County
Cass County
Genesee County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lapeer County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Montcalm County
Oakland County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1290.