Fabaceae Dalea purpurea var. purpurea

Violet Prairieclover

Oglala - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 94

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Scientific name: Dalea purpurea var. purpurea
USDA symbol: DAPUP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Violet Prairieclover
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Oglala
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Leaves sometimes used to make a tea like beverage.

RECRD: 31456 id: 12027