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Sericea Lespedeza - Lespedeza cuneata

Family: Fabaceae - Pea family Genus Common Name: Lespedeza Native Status: Introduced
Lespedeza cuneata - Sericea Lespedeza. There are native lespedeza species in the United States, but L. cuneata is an introduced species.
Lespedeza cuneata

Distribution of Lespedeza cuneata in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2017. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 21 Feb 2018). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: Robertson County, TN Date: 2009-August-15Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
The small (1/4") blossoms of Sericea grow from the leaf axils.
Lespedeza cuneata

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