Taxon  Report   2606    
Dalea mollissima  (Rydb.) Munz
Downy dalea,  Silky dalea, Soft prairie clover
Dalea mollissima, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Dalea
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Dalea mollis var. mollissima
PLANTS: Dalea neomexicana ssp. mollissima
More information about  Dalea mollissima
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 26, 2020).