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Hairy Prairie Clover (Dalea mollis)
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Hairy Prairie Clover (Dalea mollis)

General: Hairy Prairie Clover (Dalea mollis) is a desert annual forb with leaves divided into leaflets, and the margins of the leaflets are wavy and dark spotted. The flowers are white.

Hairy Prairie Clover is a common component of vegetation communities on desert flats and on bajadas in the Lower Sonoran (Creosote-Bursage Flats) and Upper Sonoran (Mojave Desert Scrub) life zones.

Hairy Prairie Clover (Dalea mollis)

Family: Fabaceae (Legume).

Other Names:

Plant Form: Annual herb, spreading.

Height: To a few inches.

Hairy Prairie Clover (Dalea mollis)

Stems: Becoming reddish and red-gland dotted.

Leaves:

Flowers: Blooms in spring; also during fall when conditions are right.

Seeds:

Hairy Prairie Clover (Dalea mollis)

Habitat: Dry, well-drained sandy and gravelly soils on bajadas and moderate slopes.

Elevation:

Distribution: California to southwestern Utah and western Arizona, and south into northern Mexico.

Comments:

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Hairy Prairie Clover (Dalea mollis) Hairy Prairie Clover (Dalea mollis)

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate. Names generally follow the USDA database.
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