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Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea)

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  • Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea)
  • Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea)
  • Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea)
  • Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea)
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Description

Purple Prairie Clover occurs in prairies, rocky open glades, along railroads, and rocky or open woods. This specie ranges throughout the Midwest, into the southeastern part of the U.S. and recently in the Northeast. It is most abundant in the upland of the true prairie. Purple Prairie Clover occurs in prairies, rocky open glades, along railroads, and rocky or open woods. It ranges from Indiana to Saskatchewan and Montana, south to Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas and New Mexico; also in Alabama and introduced east to New York. It is most abundant in the upland of the true prairie. It also occurs in sand prairies, hill prairies, and gravel-hill prairies.

  • Scientific name: Dalea purpurea
  • Grows well on well-drained or dry soils
  • Reduce weed competition by mowing at a height that will not affect the purple prairie clover seedlings
  • Color: Purple
  • Bloom Period: Summer, Fall
  • Height: 12″-36″
  • Type: Perennial
  • Moisture: Dry, Moderate
  • Sunlight: Full Sun
  • Approximately 293,000 seeds/lb
  • Approximately 20,000 seeds/oz
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Additional Information

Seed Rate::
1 oz covers 350 sq. ft. 2 lbs/acre
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