Dalea purpurea

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusDalea
SpeciesDalea purpurea Vent.
Common Namepurple prairie clover
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Complexity: 1; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 8.4
C value 8
StatusNative; TN[S1] KY[S3?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Petalostemon violaceus Petalostemon violaceus Michx.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bullitt (KY), Hardin (KY), Jefferson (KY), Logan (KY), Nelson (KY), Davidson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, KNK, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1976 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0126295 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Dalea purpurea
TENN-V-0126294 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Dalea purpurea
APSC0097196 Logan Kentucky 05 Jun 1977 Raymond Athey
APSC
Dalea purpurea
APSC0038382 Nelson Kentucky 18 Aug 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Dalea purpurea
31234100424140 Jefferson Kentucky Patricia D. Haragan
EKY
Dalea purpurea
31234100424157 Nelson Kentucky Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Dalea purpurea
31973000012784 Davidson Tennessee
KNK
Dalea purpurea
TENN-V-0126293 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Dalea purpurea
APSC0086624 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Dalea purpurea
APSC0084401 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Dalea purpurea
APSC0112708 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Dalea purpurea
APSC0022924 Nelson Kentucky 12 Sep 1976 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Dalea purpurea
APSC0084400 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Dalea purpurea
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Plant Photos

Dalea purpurea - Sunny Fleming
Dalea purpurea - Sunny Fleming
Dalea purpurea - Tara Littlefield
Dalea purpurea - Tara Littlefield
Dalea purpurea - Tara Littlefield
Dalea purpurea - Tara Littlefield
Dalea purpurea - Tara Littlefield
Dalea purpurea - Tara Littlefield
Dalea purpurea - Theo Witsell
Dalea purpurea - Theo Witsell
Dalea purpurea - Theo Witsell
Dalea purpurea - Theo Witsell
Dalea purpurea - Theo Witsell
Dalea purpurea - Theo Witsell