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Taxon: Desmodium ×humifusum (Muhl. ex Bigelow) L. C. Beck

Genus: Desmodium
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Desmodieae
Subtribe: Desmodiinae
Nomen number: 316485
Place of publication: Bot. north. middle states 86. 1833, pro sp.
Link to protologue:
Comment: = I>D. paniculatum × D. rotundifolium
Name Verified on: 17-Oct-2016 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Center for Plant Conservation listed:

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Missouri]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Tennessee]


  1. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1984. Herbaceous plants of Maryland Note: = Desmodium humifusum (Muhl.) L. C. Beck
  2. Center for Plant Conservation. Center for Plant Conservation National Collection of Endangered Plants (on-line resource).
  3. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. Note: = Desmodium humifusum (Muhl.) L. C. Beck
  4. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. Note: lists as Desmodium humifusum (Muhl. ex Bigelow) L. C. Beck
  5. Raveill, J. A. 1999-. Steyermark's Flora of Missouri, revised edition Note: treats as hybrid between Desmodium paniculatum and D. rotundifolium
  6. Raveill, J. A. 2002. Allozyme evidence for the hybrid origin of Desmodium humifusum (Fabaceae). Rhodora 104:253-270. Note: lists as Desmodium humifusum (Muhl.) L. C. Beck
  7. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England. Note: = Desmodium humifusum (Muhl.) L. C. Beck
  8. Yatskievych, G. & J. Turner. 1990. Catalogue of the flora of Missouri. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 37. 37:295. Note: = Desmodium humifusum (Muhl. ex Willd.) L. C. Beck

Check other web resources for Desmodium ×humifusum (Muhl. ex Bigelow) L. C. Beck :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?316485. Accessed 24 February 2020.