| Lespedeza |
| Lespedeza capitata|
| Uses: Medicinal
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 5-10) |
| When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall
|| Ease of Germination: Moderate/Special Treatment Required |
| (Round-headed bush clover)
Medical evidence shows plant has antitumour activity and lowers blood cholesterol. Amerindians burned dried stems on skin to relieve neuralgia and rheumatism.