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Dalea villosa var. villosa (Silky prairie clover)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Dalea villosa var. villosa

Silky prairie clover

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

USDA Symbol: DAVIV

USDA Native Status:

Listed as a threatened species. Requires active sand dunes which limits its habitat. Disappears when dunes become stabilized.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple

Distribution

USA: CO , IA , KS , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NM , OK , SD , TX , WI , WY
Canada: MB , SK
Native Habitat: Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sand

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
Special Value to Honey Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Dalea villosa var. villosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Dalea villosa var. villosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Dalea villosa var. villosa

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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