Hairy Prairie Clover

Hairy Prairie Clover


Common Name: Hairy Prairie Clover
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Dalea
Species: villosa
Specimen Nature: Herbarium Specimen
Catalogue Number: 15662
Location: Southwestern Manitoba


Product Description

Hairy Prairie Clover is a nationally and provincially threatened plant that grows only on sand dunes and sandy soils. It is currently protected by the Federal Species at Risk Act and the provincial Endangered Species Act and should not be picked. This species is incapable of self-fertilization, depending entirely on pollinating insects to reproduce. It plays a role in due stabilization and provides nectar to wild insects, including bumblebees.

$100 Specimen adoption includes:

  • 1 year adoption
  • Certificate & photo
  • Personal story/description explaining what the specimen means to you
  • Tax receipt for $100