Introduced for erosion control and wildlife habitat; blooms 60 days after germination; seeds are persistent in soils; not for use with native meadow species; native legumes are a better food source for wildlife.
General Product Information:
Item Number: LESSTI01
Species Type: Naturalized
Erosion Control & Revegetation, Herbaceous Flowering Species
Classification: Herbaceous Annual Legume
Characteristics: Short-lived, multi-stemmed.
Habitat: Fields, roadsides, disturbed forests.
Bloom Period: July to September
Flower Color: Purplish-blue
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 5.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 8 in
pH: 5.5 – 7.5
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 238,000
Truax Seedbox: Fine