Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Gattinger's Prairie-clover, Purple-tassels
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_d_gattingeri_gat2
Calyx loosely hairy, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_d_gattingeri_gattinge
Flowers borne in a long cylindric head resembling a bottlebrush, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_dalea_gattingeri
Flowering progresses from bottom to top [the inflorescence indeterminate], per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -
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Odd-pinnately compound: 5-7(9) leaflets
Deep pink/ Purple
Corolla not papilionaceous
Inflorescence a spike
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p034
- Wildflowers of Tennessee p132
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p169