Lespedeza capitata, RI Ecotype
Roundhead Lespedeza, RI Ecotype
Provides food for birds and small ground animals.
General Product Information:
Item Number: LESCAP03
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Uplands & Meadows, Wildlife Habitat & Food Plots
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Characteristics: A multi-stemmed flowering legume.
Habitat: Dry open woods, sand dunes, prairies.
Bloom Period: July to September
Flower Color: Cream
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 18 in
pH: 5.7 – 8.2
Pollinator Value: Low
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: 275,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 5.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine