Prairie clover

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Related to Prairie clover: dalea purpurea, purple prairie clover
(Bot.) any plant of the leguminous genus Petalostemon, having small rosy or white flowers in dense terminal heads or spikes. Several species occur in the prairies of the United States.

See also: Prairie

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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These "hidden prairies" also contain a stunning diversity of native plants, including wild quinine, spiked lobelia, purple prairie clover, and many others.
These included switchgrass, annual sunflower, white and purple prairie clover (Dalea candida, Daleapurpurea), Rocky Mountain bee plant, hoary vervain (Verbena stricta), sand lovegrass, and alkali sacaton (Sporobolus airoides).
Phoenix, AZ, April 06, 2016 --( Justin Lanne and Mike Chapman of the NAI Horizon Tucson Multi Family Brokerage Team have sold the Galeria Del Rio, a 101 Unit apartment community located at 5132 Prairie Clover Trail, Tucson, Az.
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Floristically, cedar glades are characterized by the presence of the blue green alga, Nostoc commune, several foliose lichens, and numerous vascular plants such as cedar glade cress (Leavenworthia stylosa), Missouri evening primrose (Oenothera macrocarpa), wild petunia (Ruellia humilis) Gattinger's prairie clover (Dalea gattingeri), Venus' pride (Houstonia purpurea), limestone flameflower (Talinum calcaricum), widow's cross (Sedum pulchellum), Tennessee coneflower (Echinacea tennesseensis), white rim scurfpea, (Pediomelum subacaule), fluxweed (Isanthus brachiatus), prickly pear (Opuntia cespitosa), poverty drop-seed (Sporobolus vaginiflorus), prairie fleabane (Erigeron strigosus), and pasture heliotrope (Heliotropium tenellum) (Quarterman et al.
Other species with importance values [+ or -]10.0 included Echinacea pallida (pale coneflower), Dalea purpurea (purple prairie clover), Aster oolentangensis (sky-blue aster), and Asclepias viridiflora (green milkweed).
If Casler's right, fields of soft, willowy switchgrass growing alongside native legumes like pure prairie clover and Illinois bundleflower could someday provide us with a source of green energy as well as a window into our country's verdant past.
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Birdsfoot violet, blazingstars, purple prairie clover, yellow coneflower, show goldenrod, shooting star, whorled milkweed, kittentails, thimbleweed, bush clover, wild indigo, forget-me-nots, and prairie smoke spring forth.
Their stands of native bluestem grass, yellow prairie coneflower, purple prairie clover and other plants are now so bountiful that they can share seed with schools and neighbors who want to establish their own prairies.