Lespedeza hirta

hairy lespedeza, hairy bush clover
Family

Fabaceae

Leaf Arrangement

alternate

Leaf Attachment

petiolate

Leaf Type

compound, trifoliolate

Growth Form

forb

Flower Color

white

Flower Month

July - November

Height (meters)

0.5 - 1.8

Milky Sap

No

Armed/Unarmed

Unarmed

Origin

native

Lifespan

perennial


Animal Use

The Zarucco Duskywing uses this plant as its adult food source.

Habitat

Savannahs, prairie, meadows, fields, stream valleys, acid soil of rocky open woods, and clearings.