Kummerowia (Lespedeza) stipulacea

Kummerowia (Lespedeza) stipulacea

a legume in family Fabaceae, similar to alfalfa or lucerne in nutritional content but with the advantage that it will produce on relatively poor soil. There are annual and perennial varieties. Contains the toxin coumarin and moldy hay made from the crop causes a hemorrhagic disease. Called also Korean lespedeza, Korean clover.