Desmodium rhytidophyllum

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Desmodium rhytidophyllumFamily: Fabaceae
Genus: Desmodium
Common names: Rusty Tick-trefoil
ALA reference

This twining perennial creeper grows to about a metre in length, scrambling over the ground or small plants. It likes well-drained soil in open forest situations. The tiny 6 mm mauve flowers are carried on long loose racemes that can carry up to 30 flowers. (January 2008)