Desmodium

Desmodium paniculatum

  • Desmodium
  • Desmodium
  • Flower name
    Desmodium
  • Scientific name
    Desmodium paniculatum
  • Alias
  • Place of originChina, Korea, Taiwan, Japan
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September

What is Desmodium

Desmodium paniculatum (scientific name: Desmodium paniculatum) is a perennial wildflower in the legume family Nusbitoceae whch is a naturalized plant from North America . The fruits (beans) have a hooked tip on the pods and stick to human clothing and animal hair. The fruit is larger than the thief's bush clover and has more than three beans (D. paniculatum), while the Nusbitohagi has two.

Common name: Desmodium paniculatum, scientific name: Desmodium paniculatum, Habitat: Wasteland, reclaimed land and fields, Life-type: Perennial wildflower, Height: 100 cm, Inflorescence: Common inflorescence, Flower diameter: 0 .4 to 0.5 cm, flowering season: July to September, flower color: light purple to red (evening), fruit type: agglutination.


  • Order
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Desmodium
  • Species
    D.paniculatum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    3-fold compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life type perennial wildflower
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leaves
  • Fruit color
  • Height100.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.4 ~ 0.5 cm

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