Japanese Clover Kummerowia striata (Thunberg) SchindlerNon-native    Synonyms: Lespedeza striata.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Fabales   >   Family Fabaceae   >   Genus Kummerowia   

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Compare Korean Clover. Both species have appressed hairs on the stem. Korean Clover has hair on the stem that points upwards and Japanese Clover has hair on the stem that point downwards.

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Japanese Clover in fruit in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/24/2016). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Japanese Clover growing in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/2/2019). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Japanese Clover in bloom in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/11/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Japanese Clover blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (8/25/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

The downward-facing hairs on the stem of Japanese Clover in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/5/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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