Dalea compacta

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Dalea compacta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Dalea
Species: D. compacta
Binomial name
Dalea compacta

Dalea compacta, with the common name compact praireclover, is a plant of the Southwestern United States.


The Zuni people use the root as a poultice for sores and rashes, and an infusion of it is taken for stomach ache.[1]


  1. ^ Camazine, Scott and Robert A. Bye 1980 A Study Of The Medical Ethnobotany Of The Zuni Indians of New Mexico. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2:365-388 (p. 376)