Dalea 'Purpurea'

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Purple prairie clover is a native prairie clover which occurs in the prairies. Typically grows 1-3' tall. Features tiny purple flowers in dense, cone-like heads (to 2" long) atop erect, wiry stems in summer. Compound, odd-pinnate leaves, with 3-5 narrow linear leaflets. A nitrogen-fixing plant that is an important component of Midwestern prairie restorations.  This perennial first landed on our radar when we installed it on TOP of the Brookings Nature Park picnic shelters; look for purple spikes next time you visit!




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