A beautiful native prairie wildflower that is very beneficial to wildlife.
"Purple prairie clover is readily consumed by many types of wildlife. During early growth stages, its foliage is consumed due to its high nutritional value. Purple prairie clover seed is consumed by birds and small mammals. The purple flowers also attract many different species of pollinators such as bees and butterflies." https://plants.usda.gov/factsheet/pdf/fs_dapup.pdf)
Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea)