Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Round-headed Bush Clover

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Lespedeza capatata

Flower Description:

Each flower as many hairy bracts with small white flowers. Each flower is less that 1/2′” long with 5 white petals and abut of purple at the base.

FamilyBean
Season BloomLate summer-early fall
HabitatCan be found on the sand dunes and in dry meadows
CyclePerennial
Height2-5'
Leaf DescriptionA stout stem is hairy and ridged. The cluster of three leaves has leaflets 3" long and 1" across, usually ovate with smooth edges and some hairs.
Soil Type Dry
Light Source Sun
LocationShoreline, Woodland