Amorpha herbacea Walter
Clusterspike false indigo, Cluster-spike Indigobush
Fabaceae (Pea Family)
USDA Symbol: AMHE
Amorpha herbacea has whitish to blue-violet flowers in fan-like masses on top of the plant and gray-downy foliage with up to 40 leaflets.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Size Class: 1-3 ft. , 3-6 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
DistributionUSA: AL , FL , GA , NC , SC
Native Habitat: Edges of sub-xeric sand hills, scrub, scrubby flatwoods.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Amorpha herbacea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Amorpha herbacea in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2012-10-29