White Flowers
(Lespedeza hirta)
Small Flowering Plants

Family: Pea family

Location: Dry meadows

Season: Summer/Fall 

Flower: Cluster of white pea-like flowers on stalks at top of stem and nestled against the stem over upper leaves.

Leaves:  Alternate, composed of 3 entire short oval leaflets.  Leaves on long stalks.

Other facts: Plants to 3' high, with little branching.

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