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Amorpha fruticosa L.

  • Common Name: false indigo
  • Family: Fabaceae Juss.

  • Country of Origin: originally from se USA, now widespread across North America
  • Habitat: banks of rivers and streams, moist woods

  • USDA Zone: 4-9

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Accession Data:

  • Accession # 200202495
  • Source: Patrick Herron ex EasyWildFlowers
  • Provenance: Originally part of Patrick's research project. Moved to General Collections February 3rd, 2005
    6AUG2008 - Incorrect ID (from seed supplier). Confirmed as Amorpha fruticosa by Bryan Connolly, database/label corrected accordingly.
  • Accession Date: 11-25-2002
  • Bench: 3311 - W Bench
  • Qty: 2 confirmed on 11-15-2013


  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • SubClass: eurosid I
  • Order: Fabales
  • SubOrder:
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • SubFamily: Faboideae
  • Tribe: Amorpheae
  • SubTribe:


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Subfamily Caesalpinioideae
Tribe Cassieae

Subfamily Caesalpinioideae
Tribe Detarieae

Subfamily Faboideae
Tribe Amorpheae

Subfamily Faboideae
Tribe Crotalarieae

Subfamily Faboideae
Tribe Cytiseae

Subfamily Faboideae
Tribe Desmodieae

Subfamily Faboideae
Tribe Galegeae

Subfamily Faboideae
Tribe Genisteae

Subfamily Faboideae
Tribe Millettieae

Subfamily Faboideae
Tribe Phaseoleae

Subfamily Faboideae
Tribe Trifolieae

Subfamily Mimosoideae
Tribe Acacieae

Subfamily Mimosoideae
Tribe Ingeae

Subfamily Mimosoideae
Tribe Mimoseae

W/C = Wild Collected

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