|Scientific Name||Dalea wrightii||USDA PLANTS Symbol||DAWR|
|Common Name||Wright's Prairie-clover||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||26654|
Habitat: Dry environments; various soils; grasslands, washes, open flats.
Plant: Low perennial several erect to ascending stems 4 inches long or less; stems and leaves covered with silky hairs.
Leaves: Compound leaves 3/4 to 1-1/2 inches long with 5-7 leaflets per leaf; leaflets 1/10 to 2/10-inch long, elliptic to obovate with pointed tips, hairy surfaces.
Inflorescence: Stout, dense spikes 7/8 to 2-3/8 inches long with many yellow, pea-like flowers, petals fading to a rose or purplish color; hairy, green, pointed bracts about 1/3-inch long.
Bloom Period: April to September.
References: "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston, American Southwest and SEINet.
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