Purple Prairie Clover in a Tall Grass Prairie, Dalea purpurea. Bean Family. Flowers in dense cylindrical spikes. Chiwaukee Prairie, Nature Conservancy, Wisconsin.
Wow..... this entire gallery is really really good. Would make some nice collages. If you are curious.... look at the bottom half of .. Johnloguk .... most popular photos. He made a calendar from his monthly collage of flowers.