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Common Name: Slender Lespedeza
A tall, usually erect, heavily branched plant. Pealike, pink to pink-purple flowers bloom July to September. Flowers crowded close to the smooth stem in the upper leaf axils. Leaflets are small, elongate, with three leaves crowded close to the stem. It can be identified by its compact flowering clusters and its leaves, which are three times longer than broad and pubescent on both surfaces.
Slender Lespeeza occurs in dry woods and forest clearings. The plant and its seeds are eaten by a variety of wildlife and livestock.
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Height: 12-36 Inches
Spread: -18 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-7