Lots of conelike heads of purple flowers dance on top of wiry stems in summer. Small dark leaves give the plant a ferny appearance. This nitrogen-fixer is an important component of Midwestern prairies.
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
Purple Prairie Clover
Typical Landscape Use
Establishment and Care Instructions
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