Desmodium

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

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'Desmodium' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/desmodium/). Accessed 2021-12-02.

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  • Leguminosae

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Desmodium' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/desmodium/). Accessed 2021-12-02.

A large genus of shrubs and herbs, widely spread chiefly in tropical and warm temperate regions; about 150 species are known, very few of which are hardy with us. They are nearly akin to Lespedeza, a genus with one-seeded pods, whereas they have a several-seeded, jointed pod.