Desmodium paniculatum, PA Ecotype (Panicledleaf Ticktrefoil, PA Ecotype) bloom
Desmodium paniculatum, PA Ecotype (Panicledleaf Ticktrefoil, PA Ecotype) whole plant/field shot

Desmodium paniculatum, PA Ecotype
Panicledleaf Ticktrefoil, PA Ecotype

Fixes nitrogen; not for use in residential settings as seeds attach themselves to clothing; seeds provide food for wildlife; attracts native pollinators.

General Product Information:

Item Number: DESPAN04
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Characteristics: Single-crown.
Habitat: Dry woods, fields.
Bloom Period: July to August
Flower Color: Purple
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.9 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 6 in
pH: 6.0 – 7.0
Pollinator Value: Low

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Midwest: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU


Shade: Moderate
Drought: Moderate
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 200,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 5.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $44.00/lb

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