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Dalea enneandra (Nine-anther prairie clover)
Bettinger, Edith

Dalea enneandra

Dalea enneandra Nutt.

Nine-anther Prairie Clover

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Dalea enneandra var. pumilla, Dalea laxiflora, Dalea laxiflora var. pumilla, Parosela enneandra


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Linear , Oblong
Inflorescence: Spike
Fruit Type: Legume

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: CO , IA , IL , KS , MO , MT , ND , NE , NM , OK , SD , TX , WY

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Dry

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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2012-07-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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