Desmodium glutinosum

Widespread in NYS. Pointed compound leaves. Now separated into the Hylodesmum genus; the seed pods are only connected at the upper suture instead of a more pea-like pod (see Desmodium canadense)

Plant Information

Common Name(s): 
Pointed-Leaved Tick-Trefoil
Alternate Scientific Names: 
Hylodesmum glutinosum
Type: 
Native
Herbaceous Plants - Annuals, Biennials, Perennials
Moisture: 
Dry
Moist
Light: 
Part Shade
Shade
Soil: 
Humus-rich Woodland

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