Hylodesmum glutinosum (Willd.) H. Ohashi & R. R. Mill
Synonym: Desmodium glutinosum
Coefficient of Conservatism: 5
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Hylodesmum glutinosum fruits B. S. Walters fruits

Desmodium glutinosum of Michigan Flora)

Rich deciduous forests and river-bank thickets to dry upland oak-hickory forests, including disturbed borders.

In material too young (or fragmentary) to display the stalked fruit and mature pedicel, the linear stipules may be present. They are 6.5–10 (–12) mm long (rarely shorter), and the bracts in the inflorescence are similar although a bit shorter. In H. nudiflorum the stipules tend to be deciduous earlier, but are shorter (up to 3.5 mm) and the bracts in the inflorescence are likewise very small.


Allegan County
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Berrien County
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Dickinson County
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MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. July 7, 2022. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1292.