Lespedeza capitata - Round-Headed Bush Clover
Round-Headed Bush Clover (Lespedeza capitata) is a tall perennial with a robust, unbranched central stem covered with white hairs. Its trifoliate leaves occur alternately along the central stem, and are typically ovate in shape. Small, clover-like flowers cluster along the upper part of the central stem, and are white with a patch of purple near its throat. After blooming, the stems remain erect as the flowerheads turn a dark brown. The plant is high in protein which makes it attractive as forage to mammalian wildlife, and the seeds are eaten by gamebirds and songbirds.
Soil Moisture: Dry, Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height: 3' - 5'
Spread: 1' - 2'
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: August, September
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Pollinators, Mammals
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