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Amorpha herbacea Walter
Clusterspike false indigo, Cluster-spike Indigobush
USDA Symbol: AMHE
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub Leaf Arrangement: Alternate Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
1-3 ft. , 3-6 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
, SC Native Habitat:
Edges of sub-xeric sand hills, scrub, scrubby flatwoods.
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FAC || FAC |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2012-10-29