Desmanthus leptolobus

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Desmanthus leptolobus

Kingdom Plantae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae
Genus Desmanthus
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Desmanthus leptolobus (commonly known as Prairie mimosa, Prairie bundleflower or Slenderlobed bundleflower) is an inconspicuous and more or less prostrate plant of the genus Desmanthus. It can be found growing wild in many areas of the south central US. While it is easily overlooked, it is often locally abundant over large expanses of rolling prairie.[1]

Root bark of D. leptolobus has been found to contain N,N-DMT and related tryptamines. While its only reported quantitative analysis was 0.14% (Appleseed), all instances of co-occurrence with Desmanthus illinoensis showed it to be noticeably stronger than D. illinoensis; based on co-TLC of measured amounts of root bark.[2]


  1. "Desmanthus leptolobus". Retrieved 2008-04-27. 
  2. "Erowid Online Books : "Ayahuasca: alkaloids, plants, and analogs" by Keeper of the Trout". Retrieved 2008-04-27. 

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