Lespedeza hirta (L.) Hornemann var. hirta

Locations ofLespedeza hirta (L.) Hornemann var. hirta in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Lespedeza hirta (L.) Hornemann var. hirta
Common Name
Hairy Lespedeza, Hairy Bush-clover
Lespedeza hirta (L.) Hornemann ssp. hirta
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Lespedeza hirta (L.) Hornem. var hirta
Field experience has shown that Lespedeza hirta var. hirta is the most widespread of the two vars. in Virginia, probably occurring in every mountain and Piedmont county, and most Coastal Plain counties. The map may reflect a few records in southeastern Virginia referable to Lespedeza hirta var. curtisii, but generally represents records for var. hirta.
Dry forests, woodlands, clearings, and roadsides. Frequent in the mountains and Piedmont; infrequent in the Coastal Plain.
Native Status

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