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Lespedeza hirta (L.) Hornem.
USDA Symbol: LEHI2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf:
Dark Green Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WV Canada: ON Native Habitat:
Savannah,Prairie/Meadow/Field USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
Soil Description: Sand
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
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Record Modified: 2012-12-07
Research By: TWC Staff