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Pointed-Leaved Tick-Trefoil [Desmodium glutinosum]

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Common Name: Pointed-Leaved Tick-Trefoil
Scientic Name: Desmodium glutinosum
Colors: Red
Months Appearing: July

Also called Cluster-leaved Tick-Trefoil. 

Flower is ~1/4 inch in size. Clusters of flowers on top of a stem that originates from whorl of leaves.

Leaves are compound, 3 parts. Attached in whorl.

Dry woods, partial shade. 9135, 9138, 9136. July 23. Hall's Lake, Chippewa Watershed Conservancy, Isabella County, Michigan.