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Dalea purpurea


     Purple Prairie Cover








  Fruit Type:  Legume

  Fruiting Period:  Sep - Oct

  Flowering Period:  Jun - Sep




  Color:  Brown or tan

  Size:  1.5 x 2 mm

  Shape:  Oval with arched end

  Surface Features:  Smooth and glossy

  Scarification:  Required

  Stratification:  10 days




  Cotyledons:  Oval with entire margins

  Leaf arrangement:  Alternate

  Leaves:  Compound, trifoliate, petiole, entire margins, no hairs

  Other:  Green dots on underside of leaf; citrus scent when crushed; black tipped stipules