Desmodium canadense, PA Ecotype
Showy Ticktrefoil, PA Ecotype
A nitrogen-fixing species; 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
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Uplands & Meadows, Woodland Openings
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Characteristics: A flowering 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
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
Approximate seeds per lb: 72,500
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