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Sep 3, 2015 2:59 PM CST
Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
Daylilies Region: Florida Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Ideas: Master Level
I kept seeing this on our trip to South Dakota and loved the color. I finally got a photo because every time I tried to photo it, the wind started blowing!
Any day you wake up on the sunny side of the grass is a good day.

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Sep 3, 2015 3:08 PM CST
Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Sep 3, 2015 4:34 PM CST
Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
Daylilies Region: Florida Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Ideas: Master Level
Thank You! Jay. I believe you nailed it.
Any day you wake up on the sunny side of the grass is a good day.

"The moving hand writes and having writ moves on. Neither all thy piety nor all thy wit can lure it back to cancel half a line nor all thy tears wash out a word of it." The Rubiyat by Omar Khayyam
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Sep 3, 2015 4:36 PM CST
Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
Daylilies Region: Florida Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Ideas: Master Level
Solved.
Any day you wake up on the sunny side of the grass is a good day.

"The moving hand writes and having writ moves on. Neither all thy piety nor all thy wit can lure it back to cancel half a line nor all thy tears wash out a word of it." The Rubiyat by Omar Khayyam
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Sep 3, 2015 6:43 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Region: Ukraine Region: Florida Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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The leaves aren't right for Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea) and I agree with Jay, it looks to be Verbena stricta:

http://www.nps.gov/wica/learn/...
http://swbiodiversity.org/sein...
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~ Playing in the dirt is my therapy ... and I'm in therapy a lot!


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Sep 4, 2015 7:18 AM CST
Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
Hi Everybody!! Let us talk native.
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That Verbena sure is pretty. Smiling
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