Desmodium canadense, PA Ecotype
Showy Ticktrefoil, PA Ecotype

A nitrogen-fixing legume; not for use in residential settings as the seeds attach themselves to clothing; the seeds provide food for ground birds and small animals; attracts native pollinators.

General Product Information:

Item Number: DESCAN01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Habitat: Open woods, meadows, thickets, riverbanks.
Bloom Period: July to August
Flower Color: Rosy-purple
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

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


Shade: Moderate

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 72,500
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 2.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $48.00/lb

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