Dalea candida (White prairie clover)

Formerly known as Petalostemum candidus. Low to moderate water requirement; full sun. Perennial with white flowers, blooms from May to September on mesas, prairies, and rock ledges throughout much of the U.S. and southern Canada. Commonly associated with pinyon-juniper communities, but survives on sites from 3,000 to 8,000 ft.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Fabaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb/subshrub

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Multiple stem

Mature Height: 12-36 in.

Bloom Color: White

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Annual Precipitation:  in.

Drought Tolerance: 

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation: 3,000-8,000

Wetland Indicator Status:

Fire Resistance:

Fire Tolerance:

Nitrogen fixation: Yes

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture:

Medium Texture:

Fine Texture:

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SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 278,000

Seeding Rate: 4 PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall/Spring

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

Antelope - Selected for its vigor, high forage and seed production. Used for livestock and wildlife forage, native restoration and range reclamation seedings. (Released 2000, source of ecotype: Stark County, ND)