EPPO Global Database

Lespedeza thunbergii(LESTH)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: LESTH
  • Preferred name: Lespedeza thunbergii
  • Authority: (de Candolle) Nakai


Northeast India, China (including Taiwan), Japan, Korea. Introduced in Indian peninsula, USA (southeast). Subsp. formosa is restricted to the eastern part of the range

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Lespedeza nipponica Nakai
Lespedeza sieboldii Miquel

Common names
Name Language
Thunberg lespedeza English
Thunbergs Buschklee German
풀싸리 Korean
pul ssa ri Korean