SCIENTIFIC NAME: Lespedeza capitata
COMMON NAMES: Round-headed Bushclover, Bushclover, Roundhead Lespedeza
- The caterpillars of several species of skippers feed on the foliage.
- Many mammalian herbivores eat this protein rich & palatable plant.
- Seeds are eaten by the Mourning Dove, Bobwhite, and Wild Turkey.
- During winter, seeds are eaten by the Slate-Colored Junco.