Lespedeza

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Contains 12 accepted taxa overall.

Family:FABACEAE
Common Name:LESPEDEZA
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order FABALES
FamilyFABACEAE
Genus Lespedeza

Citation

Citation LESPEDEZA Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 70, t. 39-40. 1803.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Lespedeza sessiliflora Michaux, nom. illegit. (Medicago virginica Linnaeus) Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 2: 402. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Lespedeza angustifolia NARROWLEAF LESPEDEZA
Lespedeza bicolor SHRUBBY LESPEDEZA
Lespedeza capitata ROUNDHEAD LESPEDEZA; DUSTY CLOVER
Lespedeza cuneata SERICEA LESPEDEZA; CHINESE LESPEDEZA
Lespedeza hirta HAIRY LESPEDEZA
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Despeleza Despeleza Nieuwland, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 3: 175. 1914. TYPE: Despeleza hirta (Linnaeus) Nieuwland (Hedysarum hirtum Linnaeus)