hairy trefoil

Desmodium rhytidophyllum

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Desmodium rhytidophyllum is a small twining herb or trailing shrub in the family Fabaceae. A plant with rusty or felty hairs on all parts, found in eastern and northern Australia. Attractive pink flowers may form at any time of the year. The specific epithet rhytidophyllum is derived from Greek, describing the wrinkled leaves.

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