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Plant Details

Amorpha herbacea

Dwarf Indigo Bush, Clusterspike False Indigo

Scientific Name:

Amorpha herbacea

Common Name:

Dwarf Indigo Bush, Clusterspike False Indigo

Plant Family

Fabaceae (Legume Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Shrub

Bloom Color(s):

blue-violet to white

Size in Feet:

1 - 4.5

Light:

sun to part-shade

Bloom Time:

May - July

Bloom Area:

common on Coast, rare in Piedmont & Mountains

Dwarf Indigo Bush

Dwarf Indigo Bush grows in pine savannas and flatwoods, sandhills, open forests and disturbed sites.

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Paynter, Wilmington, April 22, 2012

Flower

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Leaves

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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