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Plant Identification: Wild legume ?

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C_A_Ivy
Barling, AR
(Zone 7b)

January 31, 2013
8:19 AM

Post #9403693

This plant seems to prefer poor areas such as road edges. Sulphur butterflies are attracted to the purple flowers and plant.

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Metrosideros
Keaau, HI


January 31, 2013
11:08 AM

Post #9403841

Maybe a Desmodium.

http://plants.usda.gov/java/imageGallery?category=sciname&txtparm=Desmodium&familycategory=all&growthhabit=all&duration=all&origin=all&wetland=all&imagetype=all&artist=all©right=all&location=all&stateSelect=all&cite=all&viewsort=15&sort=sciname

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desmodium

Can you show any seed pods?
C_A_Ivy
Barling, AR
(Zone 7b)

January 31, 2013
5:33 PM

Post #9404222

Sorry, I didn't see any seed pods.
C_A_Ivy
Barling, AR
(Zone 7b)

February 1, 2013
8:56 AM

Post #9404808

The original pic has some sedge intertwined and on the edge so I'm adding a couple of pictures for other views.

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C_A_Ivy
Barling, AR
(Zone 7b)

February 14, 2013
12:05 PM

Post #9419029

Flower appears to be attached to main stem rather rather than an off shoot like most Desmodium appear to show. However, could this be Desmodium triflorum?

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