Purple prairie clover

  • Bloom Time: July – Sept
  • Bloom Color: Purple
  • Height: 24 – 36 inches
  • Sun: Full to partial
  • Soil: Medium to dry

Caterpillar food for:
small purplish gray (Iridopsis humaria)

Attracts these pollinators:
cellophane bees (Colletes albescens, C. robertsonii, C. susannae, C. wilmattae), green sweat bees (Agaspostemon spp.), Bumble bees (Bombus spp.), leafcutter bees (Megachile spp.), sweat bees (Halictus spp.), cuckoo bees (Coelioxys spp.), syrphid flies (Chrysotoxum spp., Toxomerus spp.), soldier beetles (Chauliognathus spp.), banded long-horned beetles (Typocerus spp.)

More information: Minnesota Wildflowers