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Dalea purpurea Vent. (purple prairie-clover), ripe seed heads

digital color photograph 
Digitization Status
Born digital
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Date created
2005 – 2012
Dalea purpurea Vent. (purple prairie-clover), slender erect plants about 2' tall, leaves are alternate compound composed of 3-9 shiny narrow leaflets less than 1" long by 1/8" wide, flowers are terminal about 1/4" long in dense cylindrical spikes bright purple-magenta each with a large petal and 4 smaller petals, 5 protruding orange stamens