Dalea purpurea Ventenat. Subgenus: Dalea. Section: Kuhnistera. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Prairies, glades, and open woodlands. Dist: ON west to BC, south to KY, TN, n. AL, c. MS, TX, and NM.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Il, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, Tn; = Dalea purpurea Vent. var. purpurea – C, GrPl, K1, NY, SE3, Barneby (1977), Isely (1998); = Petalostemon purpureus (Vent.) Rydb. – S; = Petalostemum purpureum (Vent.) Rydb. – F, G, Tx