Desmodium glutinosum - Pointed-leaved Tick Trefoil

Sun Exposure: Part Shade, Shade

Soil Moisture: Medium, Medium-Dry

Soil Type: Sand-Loam, Loam, Loam-Clay

Height: 2 - 3 feet

Spread: 2 - 3 feet

Blooms: June, July, August

Root: Taproot

Habitat: Upland woodlands, Moist to mesic woodlands, Woodland borders along roads and railroads, Decidous woodlands

Landscape uses: Woodland garden, Shady borders

Complimentary Plants: Jack in the pulpit, Foamflower

Wildlife Value: Bees visit the flowers for pollen and nectar

Seed Origin: Ontario

Germination Code: C(10)

Desmodium glutinosum - Pointed-leaved Tick Trefoil

  • Pointed-leaved Tick Trefoil is in the legume family. It is a woodland loving plant and does best in part shade conditions.