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Dalea candida var. oligophylla (Fewleaf white prairie clover)
Cressler, Alan

Dalea candida var. oligophylla

Dalea candida Michx. ex Willd. var. oligophylla (Torr.) Shinners

Fewleaf White Prairie Clover, White Prairie Clover, Western White Prairie Clover

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Dalea occidentalis, Dalea oligophylla, Petalostemon candidus var. oligophyllus, Petalostemon occidentalis, Petalostemon oligophyllus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: To about 2 feet in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul


USA: AZ , CO , IA , KS , MN , MT , ND , NE , NM , OK , SD , TX , UT , WI , WY
Canada: AB , MB , SK

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-08-20
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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