A native perennial forb that supports a wide range of wildlife. The species grows in a variety of soil textures and moisture contents.
Showy Tick Trefoil is a prominent prairie legume, and as such, helps create fixed nitrogen in prairie soils. Fruits are chains of 3 to 5 segmented pods, so-called "stick-tights" that adhere to clothing.
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Flower Color: Pink or Purple
Height: 3 to 6 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils
Bloom Time: June to August
Plant Type: Perennial
Stratification: CM 60 Days
Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Host Plant: Eastern Tailed Blue Butterfly, Silver-spotted Skipper, Hoary Edge