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Definition of "lespedeza" [lespedeza]

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lespedeza" in a sentence
  • "Thusly, I say that despite the knowledge of how the lespedeza is a great nitrogen fixer, one would assume that its leaves could be toxic; but in reality its leaves are said to be good nutrition for moths to enjoy, but more importantly; some wildlife creatures also enjoy the foliage of the lespedeza, such as differing species of Hairy L."
  • "After the coal seam is mined, the coal operator may move on to reclamation, perhaps by planting lespedeza sericea, a hardy imported ground cover."
  • "Now the ragged, uncut hay fields, the pasture, empty of cattle, the beginnings of a gully in the lespedeza field below her, all cried out to her that her father was old, with a crippled leg, and that Henley was dead."
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