Clusters of straight stems with delicate-looking leaves are tipped with inch-high spikes of vivid purple flowers in mid to late summer. Prairie Clover is a favorite of pollinators and rabbits. It also enriches the soil with nitrogen, providing a natural fertilizer for nearby plants.
Photo credit: USFWS Mountain-Prairie, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
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