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Slender Bush-Clover (Lespedeza virginica)

Image ID: 2009/mr30

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Other common names: Slender Lespedeza
Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
Height: 1 to 3 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size:  0.25 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Irregular blossoms
Location: Mon River Trail
Date:  8/30/2009
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Slender Bush-Clover may be easily confused with:
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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