Dalea obovata (Torr. & A. Gray) Shinners
Fabaceae (Pea Family)
Synonym(s): Petalostemon obovatus
USDA Symbol: daob
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Size Notes: 1-2 feet.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Native Distribution: Found in sandy prairies of South Texas, north to Travis and Colorado Counties.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
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.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Dalea obovata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Dalea obovata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Dalea obovata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-12-13
Research By: Damon Waitt