thunberg lespedeza


thun·​berg 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 15 Apr. 2024.

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