|COMMON NAME:||Lespedeza, annual|
|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Kummerowia striata|
|FEATURES:||Summer annual legumenous herb. Plant diminutive, prostrate growth habit. Trifoliate leaves with
prominent leaf veins. Small zygomorphic purple flowers. Produces a tap root with few adventitious
|DESCRIPTION:||Common in low-maintenance turfgrass areas – centipedegrass seems especially prone to infestations.
Drought tolerant. Nodules can be found on roots.