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Dalea pogonathera (Bearded prairie clover)
Nugent, Louis R

Dalea pogonathera

Dalea pogonathera A. Gray

Bearded Prairie Clover, Bearded Dalea

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: dapo

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Violet
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov



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.


Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-30
Research By: TWC Staff

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