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Barling, AR
(Zone 7b)

September 20, 2012
9:13 PM

Post #9281701

This plant is common on road edges and unused fields in Arkansas / Oklahoma. Butterflies, bees, flies and other insects seek the nectar. What is it?

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Portland, OR
(Zone 8a)

September 21, 2012
7:16 AM

Post #9281940

Take a look at Lespedeza cuneata for a possible ID
Brunswick, GA

September 21, 2012
6:37 PM

Post #9282582

Agreed. The stuff is often called "Sericea". It isn't native but has been planted for erosion control and for "wildlilfe food" and now is spread all over the south.
Barling, AR
(Zone 7b)

September 21, 2012
7:51 PM

Post #9282650

Thanks. You folks are a big help and right on. This part of the south has more than its share.

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