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Lespedeza capitata

Round-headed Bush Clover

Cream to white flowering clover with narrow leaves on stiff stems. Dense rounded heads are made up of tiny whitish- green florets. Can reach 5' or more. Prefers well-drained soil. Legume; provides the soil with benificial nitrogen. Food source for small mammals

Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: July,August,September
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Lespedeza capitata

Attributes

Drought Tolerant

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna

Bloom Time

July
August
September

Flower Color

White

Flower Hue

Dark

Flower Height

3' to 4'

Flower Type

Head

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average