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Hawai'i ticktrefoil
Desmodium sandwicense
Hawai'i ticktrefoil Pea Family
Desmodium sandwicense Fabaceae
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common name
  Hawai'i ticktrefoil
accepted scientific name
  Desmodium sandwicense E. Mey.
rules for finding collection records
  Desmodium sandwicense (101)
family name
  Fabaceae
Image Author: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Pea shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.33 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed All Year
Native to South America. Naturalized in Hawaii.

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Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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