Lespedeza capitata Michx. - Roundhead Lespedeza
Family - Fabaceae
Stems - No info yet.
Leaves - No info yet.
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Flowering - July - October.
Habitat - Upland and bottomland prairies, glades, loess hills, streambanks, upland woods, thickets, railroads, roadsides.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This attractive species can be found throughout Missouri. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its hairy stems, thin leaflets, and capitate heads of flowers and fruits.
Photographs taken at Fort Benning, GA., 10-10-05.