Dalea purpurea Vent.
Common Name: PURPLE PRAIRIE-CLOVER
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: X

Dry open sandy ground; very rare and local. The occurrence in Lenawee Co. was apparently spread from prairie plantings, and the Lapeer and St. Clair Co. records may also not be native occurrences.

Locations

Lapeer County
Lenawee County
St. Clair County
Van Buren County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 16, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1286.