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Lespedeza frutescens (Shrubby lespedeza)
Smith, R.W.

Lespedeza frutescens

Lespedeza frutescens (L.) Hornem.

Shrubby Lespedeza

Fabaceae (Pea family)

Synonym(s): Lespedeza intermedia, Lespedeza violacea

USDA Symbol: LEFR5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WV
Canada: ON

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lespedeza frutescens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lespedeza frutescens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lespedeza frutescens


Record Modified: 2022-05-04
Research By: JAM

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