Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Dalea gattingeri.
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Plants are monocarpic, living for a number of years without flowering and then dying after flowering. The stems, leaves and flowers are dotted with glands, making the plant look blistered. There is some doubt in my mind as to the correct name for this species. The information was collected under the name Petalostemum purpureum, which is given in  as a synonym for this species. However, there is also a Dalea purpureum and I wonder if the entry in  is correct[K].This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby.
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