woolly prairie clover

Dalea lanata

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woolly prairie clover
Scientific name dalea lanata. (fabaceae/ leguminosae-pea family).
Nombre cientifico es dalea lanata.

Information: The range of this plant is Arkansas, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, Kansas, oklahoma, Texas, and utah. The woolly prairie clover is a native plant. Its life cycle is perennial. Deer, elk, bison, and antelope graze the entire plant during spring and summer.Deer, elk, bison, and antelope readily graze the entire plant during spring and summer.
Woolly prairie clover has fair forage value and may replace other plants that have weakened or died in a stand. It is a preferred forage for cattle and sheep during spring and summer.
Información: El rango de esta planta es Arkansas, Nuevo México, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas y Utah. El woolly prairie clover es una planta nativa. Su ciclo de vida es perenne. Los ciervos, alces, bisontes y antílopes pastan toda la planta durante la primavera y el verano. Los ciervos, alces, bisontes y antílopes pastan fácilmente toda la planta durante la primavera y el verano.
El trébol de las praderas lanudas tiene un valor de forraje justo y puede reemplazar otras plantas que se han debilitado o muerto en un puesto. Es un forraje preferido para el ganado vacuno y ovino durante la primavera y el verano.

Description: plant produces numerous lateral roots extending outward 2 to 3 feet in the first foot of soil and a taproot system penetrating 4 to 5 feet deep. branched stems 8 to 20 inches tall arise from a dense root crown. leaves are 0.75 to 1.5 inches long and 0.5 to 1 inch wide covered with silky hairs. Leaflets are 0.25 to 0.5 inch long less than 0.1 inch wide.
Descripción: la planta produce numerosas raíces laterales que se extienden hacia afuera de 2 a 3 pies en el primer pie de tierra y un sistema de raíz principal que penetra de 4 a 5 pies de profundidad. Tallos ramificados de 8 a 20 pulgadas de alto surgen de una corona de raíz densa. las hojas tienen 0.75 a 1.5 pulgadas de largo y 0.5 a 1 pulgada de ancho cubiertas de pelos sedosos. Los folletos tienen 0.25 a 0.5 pulgadas de largo y menos de 0.1 pulgadas de ancho.
Uses: the uses of this plant are not for medicine or human food. But it is used for animal consumption
Usos: los usos de esta planta no son para medicina o alimentación humana. Pero se usa para consumo animal.
Fuentes/Sources: https://plants.usda.gov/plantguide/pdf/pg_davi.pdf
https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=DALA3
https://eol.org/pages/49126985/names

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  1. (c) Mark Fishbein, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/12696582
  2. (c) Chuck Sexton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/35059209
  3. (c) Chuck Sexton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/35059216
  4. (c) Nathan Taylor, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/10174755
  5. (c) Jordy Hicks, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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