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Lespedeza leptostachya

Lespedeza leptostachya Engelm.

Prairie Lespedeza

Fabaceae (Pea family)


USDA Symbol: LELE5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate


USA: IA , IL , MN , WI

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q2CB
Status: Threatened
Historic Range: U.S.A. (IA, IL, MN, WI)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-12-07
Research By: JAM

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