prairie clover


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Related to prairie clover: dalea purpurea, purple prairie clover
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prairie clover

prairie clover

Tiny flowers in a ring around a cylindrical cone. Leaf tea used for heart, diarrhea. Peeled stems edible. Roots sweet tasting, ok to eat raw.
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Purple prairie clover, black-eyed susans, daisy flea bane, spiderwort, blazing star and fragrant yarrow -- a member of the sage family -- stretch across the horizon.
I am attracted to a plant I have never heard of - it is called purple prairie clover (Petalostemon purpurea) and has a fan-shaped habit of growth, much like a peacock's feathers or Queen Elizabeth's crown, each stem terminating in a long purple inflorescence.
Gray goldenrod, sessileleaved tick trefoil, and purple prairie clover were more common on Twin Mounds hill prairie while Aster oblongifolius Nutt.
Lespedeza leptostachya or prairies bush clover, Dalea foliosa or leafy prairie clover, and Hymenoxys acaulis var.