Common Lespedeza (Kummerowia striata)

Common Lespedeza (Kummerowia striata)

This annual herb grows prostrate, spreading, or erect stems. It grows up to 40 centimeters tall. The leaves are made up of three oval leaflets. Flowers occur in the leaf axils.

Structure: Prostrate, forming mats up to 18″ diameter

Life Cycle: Annual

What To Look For: Small purplish flowers and small oval fruits

Growth Period: All summer, blooms August through October