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wild tantan
Desmanthus virgatus
Desmanthus virgatus
wild tantan Pea Family
Desmanthus virgatus Fabaceae
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English common names
  •wild tantan
  •prostrate bundleflower
Spanish common names
accepted scientific name
  •Desmanthus virgatus (L.) Willd.
rules for finding collection records
  •Desmanthus depressus (4)
  •Desmanthus virgatus (97)
family name
Image Author: W. John Hayden
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru end of April

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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