Endangered Species Program
Conserving the Nature of America

Featured Species | Prairie Bush Clover (06:04)

Host: Sarah Leon with Phil Delphey

Prairie bush clover (click to view larger)
Prairie bush clover
Photo credit: Phil Delphey, USFWS


Status: Threatened/ Listed on January 1, 1987
Scientific Name: Lespedeza leptostachya
Description: Prairie bush clover is a federally threatened prairie plant found only in the tallgrass prairie region of four midwestern states.
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Last updated: August 8, 2011