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Amorpha roemeriana Scheele
Roemer's false indigo
Synonym(s): Amorpha texana
USDA Symbol: AMRO2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
The genus name, from the Greek amorphos (formless or deformed), alludes to the fact that the flower, with only a single petal (the banner or standard), is unlike the typical pea flowers of the family.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Apr
DistributionUSA: TX Native Habitat: Endemic
to Edwards Plateau. Moist limestone soils.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist
Conditions Comments: Perhaps showier than other Amorpha species. Propagate by cuttings, utilizing rooting hormone to initiate.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Fragrant Flowers: yes
Deer Resistant: High
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FACU || FACU |
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.
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Far South Wholesale Nursery
- Austin, TX
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
- Austin, TX
Record Last Modified: 2008-11-24
Research By: NPC