Dalea versicolor Zucc.
Family: Fabaceae
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Sky Jacobs  
Martin and Hutchins 1980, Kearney and Peebles 1969
Common Name: oakwoods prairie clover Duration: Perennial Nativity: Native Lifeform: Subshrub General: Perennial shrub, woody at base, to 1 m tall, herbage villous, sometimes sparsely so to glandular. Leaves: Pinnately compound leaves with 9-23 leaflets, each linear to spatulate, 3-6 mm long, flat to involute. Flowers: In dense capitate or subcapitate spikes, these terminal or on short or elongate branches; calyx lobes elongate, plumose, corolla pinkish-purple, banner sometimes tinged with white or yellow. Fruits: Pods glandular and pubescent. Ecology: Found on rocky slopes from 3,000-6,000 ft (914-1829 m); flowers April-October. Notes: This description is for D. versicolor var. sessilis, which is the dominant variety in the region that consists of two formerly separated varieties. Ethnobotany: Unknown Etymology: Dalea is named for Samuel Dale (1659-1739) an English physician and botanist, while versicolor means variously colored. Synonyms: None Editor: SBuckley, 2010
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