Dalea foliosa

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusDalea
Species:Dalea foliosa (A. Gray) Barneby
Common NameLeafy Prairie Clover
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: compound; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 20+; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: Purple; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Legume; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 10
StatusNative; Endangered-US; TN[S2S3] (State Rank); G2G3 (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
  • Counties - Species Present
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 foliosum Petalostemon foliosum A.Gray
Petalostemum foliosum Petalostemum foliosum A. Gray

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: Davidson (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Rutherford (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BOON, EKY, MTSU

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1971 - 1994

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0024132 Marshall Tennessee
APSC
Dalea foliosa
APSC0051729 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Dalea foliosa
APSC0014093 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Dalea foliosa
31234100424017 Wilson Tennessee Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Dalea foliosa
APSC0054226 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Dalea foliosa
APSC0024135 Marshall Tennessee
APSC
Dalea foliosa
APSC0024134 Marshall Tennessee
APSC
Dalea foliosa
APSC0014091 Marshall Tennessee
APSC
Dalea foliosa
APSC0024133 Williamson Tennessee 05 Aug 1971 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Dalea foliosa
APSC0014094 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Dalea foliosa
APSC0014092 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Dalea foliosa
MTSU006047 Rutherford Tennessee 18 Aug 1994 Terri Hogan
MTSU
Dalea foliosa
017294 Tennessee
BOON
Petalostemum foliosum
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Plant Photos

Dalea foliosa - Ashley B. Morris
Dalea foliosa - Ashley B. Morris
Dalea foliosa - Ashley B. Morris
Dalea foliosa - Ashley B. Morris
Dalea foliosa - Sunny Fleming
Dalea foliosa - Sunny Fleming
Dalea foliosa - Margie Hunter
Dalea foliosa - Margie Hunter