Lespedeza juncea (L.f.) Pers.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Lespedeza juncea (L.f.) Pers. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000186750. Accessed on: 09 Jul 2020'

General Information

Subshrubs or perennial herbs, small, to 1 m tall, adpressed hairy throughout. Leaves 3-foliolate; petiole 0.5-1 cm; leaflets oblanceolate, linear-oblong, or narrowly oblong, terminal one 1.5-3.5 × 0.2-0.7 cm, base attenuate, margin slightly involute, apex acute or obtuse-rounded, mucronate. Racemes axillary, slightly overtopping leaves, 3-7-flowered. Calyx narrowly cam­panulate, 5-parted; lobes lanceolate, distinctly 3-veined after fruiting. Corolla white or yellowish; standard with purple spots at base, not or rarely reflexed at fruiting; keel mixed with purple at apex; standard and wings subequal to keel, sometimes stan­dard short. Cleistogamous flowers clustered in leaf axils, sub­sessile. Legume broadly ovoid, slightly overtopping persistent calyx, both surfaces adpressed white hairy. Fl. Jul-Sep, fr. Sep-Oct. 2n = 20.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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