Dalea wrightii A. Gray
Wright's prairie clover
Fabaceae (Pea Family)
USDA Symbol: DAWR
The species name of this plant is for Charles Wright, 1811-1885, world-wide botanical collector but mainly in Texas (1837-1952), Cuba and his native Connecticut.
From the Image Gallery
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Pinnate
Inflorescence: Spike , Terminal
Size Class: 0-1 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Corolla yellow, fading to rose or purple
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial 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.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
NPSOT - Austin Chapter - Austin, TX
From the ArchiveWildflower Newsletter 1996 VOL. 13, NO.5 - Bats as Cacti Pollinators, Fall Foliage Hotlines, Creating Fall Foliage Leafprin...
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Dalea wrightii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Dalea wrightii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Dalea wrightii
MetadataRecord Modified: 2008-06-25