Lespedeza stipulacea

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Noun1.Lespedeza stipulacea - annual native to Korea but widely cultivated for forage and hay in hot dry regions
genus Lespedeza - genus of shrubs or herbs of tropical Asia and Australia and the eastern United States
bush clover, lespedeza - shrubby or herbaceous plants widely used for forage, soil improvement, and especially hay in southern United States
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The SL used are Korean Lespedeza (Lespedeza stipulacea Maxim) and Soybean (Glycine max).
Plantings included orchardgrass and alfalfa in Indiana; smooth brome with either alfalfa or yellow sweet clover (Melilotus officinalis) in Nebraska; either orchardgrass and Korean lespedeza (Lespedeza stipulacea), or timothy (Phleum pratense) and red clover (Trifolium pratense) in Missouri; and either timothy, orchardgrass, alfalfa and white sweet clover (Melilotus alba), or orchardgrass and alfalfa in Michigan.
Two taxa (Solidago canadensis and Melilotus spp.) accounted for over half of total percent cover in the patches, whereas eight others (Lespedeza stipulacea, Geranium carolinianum, Lepidium virginicum, Aster pilosus, Taraxacum officinale, Oxalis dillennii, Lactuca canadensis, and Hedeoma hispidum) represented 52% of the total plant cover in the mowed area.