Lespedeza has a special value as a pasture legume in southern Iowa. It permits a quick and easy method of increasing the productivity of thin pasture sods too rough and broken or eroded to be renovated.
Hughes, H. D.; Thompson, H. E.; and Krenzin, R. E.
"Lespedeza For Your Pasture,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 6
, Article 3.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol6/iss12/3