White Prairie Clover (Dalea candida)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 12 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Fruit
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant


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Location: MontanaPhoto by Matt Lavin
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Photo Courtesy of Prairie Nursery. Used with Permission
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Plant Events from our members
MrsBinWY On March 25, 2019 Seeds germinated
MrsBinWY On March 22, 2019 Seeds sown
16 seeds & inoculant from Prairie Moon in milk jug @ room temp
MrsBinWY On April 7, 2018 Potted up
MrsBinWY On March 2, 2018 Seeds germinated
MrsBinWY On February 25, 2018 Seeds sown
sprinkle of seeds from molanic; room temp
MrsBinWY On June 7, 2017 Potted up
MrsBinWY On March 18, 2017 Seeds germinated
3 showing on 3-18-17
MrsBinWY On March 11, 2017 Seeds sown
removed chaff, milk jug, room temp (didn't scarify, so might put in freezer if no germination), 16 seeds from molanic
lovesblooms On March 3, 2018 Seeds sown
winter sown
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Unknown #2 by papab Jul 18, 2018 10:25 AM 11
What's wrong with this picture? by Leftwood Sep 24, 2014 8:22 PM 4
What's caught your eye? ---Photos 2014 by dirtdorphins Nov 20, 2016 4:45 PM 72
dalea purpurea/purple prairie clover by abhege Dec 20, 2013 1:59 PM 4
What did you do today? by Leftwood Dec 28, 2019 3:28 PM 3,285

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