thunberg lespedeza

thun·​berg lespedeza | \ ˈthənˌbərg- \

Definition of thunberg lespedeza

: an Asiatic lespedeza (Lespedeza thunbergii) with long slender racemes of purple flowers that is used as an ornamental and is often found as an escape from cultivation in North America

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after Carl P. Thunberg

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“Thunberg lespedeza.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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