Sticks Like a Tick.

Showy Tick Trefoil (Desmodium canadense) is native to North America. It’s a prairie plant, a legume, and reaches a height of over six feet. From it’s name you may have inferred that it is a pretty (showy) plant and has three-lobed leaves (trefoil). The flowers are indeed attractive and the leaves have three leaflets, but where does the tick part come in.┬áIf you brush against the plant in the fall or winter you’ll probably carry some of the plant’s seedsRead more