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Picture of Purplr prairie-clover Plant press of Purple prairie-clover
Purple prairie-clover
Petalostemon purpureum (Vent.) Rydb.


Plant Description:

  • Many-stemmed, upright, prairie flower growing up to 50 cm tall
  • Leaves consist of up to 7 very small leaflets
  • Dense cluster of purple flowers on a cone
  • Occurs on dry prairie and on slopes
  • Found at Stops 1, 2, 7, and 9


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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