All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Rose's Tickclover</strong>
<em>Desmodium rosei</em> / Pea Family
Las Cruces, NM (Organ Mountains)
Oct. 4, 2008

This plant grew very thickly in the fields at the base of the Organ Mountains. I seemed to be a "magnet" for sticky seeds, afte...
Rose's Tickclover
Desmodium rosei / Pea Family
Las Cruces, NM (Organ Mountains)
Oct. 4, 2008

This plant grew very thickly in the fields at the base of the Organ Mountains. I seemed to be a "magnet" for sticky seeds, after each hike I had to pull many seeds off my pants and bootlaces. The coverings of the seeds have tiny Velcro-like hooks that stick to fabric or animals' fur.


clr: 3-p

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