Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Lespedeza virginica (Linnaeus) Britton. Subgenus: Lespedeza. clade: E. Virginia Lespedeza, Slender Bush-clover. Phen: Jul-Sep; Aug-Nov. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, woodlands, and woodland borders. Dist: MA and NH west to MI, WI, IA, and KS, south to Panhandle FL and c. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, F, Fl3, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo3, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, SE3, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV, Clewell (1966a), Clewell (1966b), Isely (1998)

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