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Digital Herbaria

Dalea compacta

Dalea compacta Spreng.

Compact Prairie Clover, Purple Prairie Clover

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

USDA Symbol: DACO2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Dalea compacta

Purple Prairie Clover


Location: N side of Canyon Lake along Hwy 32, 1.6 km W of Hwy 484.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Plentiful along roadside.

Description: Perennial, branched at base. Stems erect, glabrous. Flowers are light purple to rose and formed in dense terminal spikes, 18-37 mm long by 12 mm wide.

County: Comal
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: Jun 29, 1993
Specimen number: 155

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0440
Accession Date: Jul 26, 1993
Accession Number: 35

Annotations: SCFXC Var. pubescens (Gray) Barneby [=D. helleri Shinners, Petalostemon pulcherrimum (Heller) Heller] Harry Cliffe, Sep 9, 1994

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