Page author: David Giblin
Amorpha fruticosa
false indigo-bush
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest and along the Columbia River in Washington; widely distributed throughout much of North America except extreme northwest corner.

Habitat: Disturbed areas, roadsides, wastelots, and often along streams and in canyons.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Introduced

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Amorpha fruticosa L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 713. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Amorpha angustifolia (Pursh) F.E. Boynton
Amorpha bushii Rydb.
Amorpha croceolanata P. Watson
Amorpha curtissii Rydb.
Amorpha dewinkeleri Small
Amorpha occidentalis Abrams
Amorpha tennesseensis Shuttlew. ex Kunze
Amorpha virgata Small
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Amorpha fruticosa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Amorpha fruticosa checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Amorpha fruticosa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Amorpha fruticosa photos.

USDA Plants: Amorpha fruticosa information.

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