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Plant    Species Name:
Desmanthus illinoensis (Michx.) MacM. ex B.L. Robins. & Fern.

syn. Acuan illinoense (Michx.) Kuntze

syn. Mimosa illinoensis Michx.


Common Name:
prairie bundleflower


Fort Atkinson, Nebraska   July 30, 1804

Journal Entries:

This entry describes one of 30 specimens that were sent to President Jefferson from Fort Mandan and then logged into the Museum in Philadelphia on November ...  more>>

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Desmanthus illinoensis (© L. Allain)

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