Desmodium paniculatum
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Hardiness Zone: 4-8 Height: 2-3.5 feet; 0.6-1.05 metres Spread: 1.25-1.5 feet; 0.38-0.45 metres Sun: Full sun to part shade Water: Dry to medium Wildlife: This nitrogen-fixing native legume is a crucial food source for wild birds such as northern bobwhites, ruffed grouse, and wild turkeys. It also acts as a larval host for numerous butterflies including eastern tailed blue and silver spotted skipper. Bloom Colour: Purple, pink Culture: Panicled Tick-trefoil is easily grown in partial sun, mesic to dry-mesic conditions, and sandy or rocky soil.