Dalea feayi

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8B 9A 9B 

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Prairie-clover, Scrub Prairie Clover

Fabaceae (Leguminosae)

Plant Specifics

Size:1.5-2.5 ft
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White,lavender
Habitats:Scrub, scrubby flatwoods.


Recommended Uses:Dry wildflower garden.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray



Some birds consume consume the seeds . 

  • Larval host for southern dogface (Zerene cesonia).
  • Attracts pollinators, especially bees.  Documented native bees include  Caupolicana electa, Agaposteinon splendens, Augochlorella aurata, Augochloropsis sumptuosa, Dialictus nyrnphalis, Anthidielluinperplexum, Megachile brevis pseudobreuis, M. deflexa, M. exilis parexilis, and M. petulaizs (Deyrup et al. 2002).