IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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History in the United States

Chinese lespedeza is native to eastern Asia and was first introduced to the southern United States. Widespread use of lespedeza by federal and state agencies for bank stabilization, soil improvement, wildlife and forage and cover, and hay facilitated its spread throughout the eastern United States.


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U.S. National Park Service Weeds Gone Wild website

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