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Dalea lasiathera (Purple dalea)
Simpson, Benny

Dalea lasiathera

Dalea lasiathera A. Gray

Purple Dalea

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: DALA4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May



Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Heat Tolerant: yes

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.

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Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2017-10-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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