Prairie Clover, Indigo Bush

There are nearly 300 species in this genus with taxonomists still reclassifying many. They are native to areas of North America and South America. The name is in honor of an English apothecary named Samuel Dale (1659-1739). 

This genus Petalostemon has been incorporated into this genus.

 


Dalea purpurea Prairie Clover
   
   

 

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