Authentic Wisconsin.  White Prairie Clover - Dalea candida


White Prairie Clover next to the UW Arboretum Visitors Center parking lot on July 5, 2020.


Above: White Prairie Clover next to the UW Arboretum Visitors Center parking lot in Madison, Wisconsin. (7/5/20).


White Prairie Clover - Dalea candida/Petalostemum candidum

White Prairie Clover is a native plant that grows in full sun in prairies and meadows. It grows from 1' to 3' in height.

White Prairie Clover inflorescence (the complete flower head of a plant including stems, stalks, bracts, and flowers) is up to 2 1/2" long. The white, 5-parted flowers bloom on a dense spike from the bottom upward.

White Prairie Clover blooms from June to July.

Other Names: Slender white prairie-clover, prairie clover and Bloka (Lakota).

For more information on the White Prairie Clover, visit Wikipedia.

Or, visit the UW-Madison Wisconsin State Herbarium website page about White Prairie Clover - Dalea candida.


White Prairie Clover next to the UW Arboretum Visitors Center parking lot on July 5, 2020.
White Prairie Clover next to the UW Arboretum Visitors Center parking lot on July 5, 2020.
White Prairie Clover next to the UW Arboretum Visitors Center parking lot on July 5, 2020.
White Prairie Clover next to the UW Arboretum Visitors Center parking lot on July 5, 2020.
White Prairie Clover next to the UW Arboretum Visitors Center parking lot on July 5, 2020.
White Prairie Clover next to the UW Arboretum Visitors Center parking lot on July 10, 2020.

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White Prairie Clover
Dalea candida


White Prairie Clover next to the UW Arboretum Visitors Center parking lot on July 10, 2020.

Above: White Prairie Clover next to the UW Arboretum Visitors Center parking lot in Madison, Wisconsin. (7/10/20).


White Prairie Clover specimen collected near Platteville, Wisconsin on October 8, 1956.

Above: White Prairie Clover specimen collected near Plateville. (10/8/1956).


White Prairie Clover.

White Prairie Clover.

White Prairie Clover.

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