Taxon  Report   313 
Amorpha californica  Nutt.
California false indigo,  False indigo, Mock locust
Amorpha californica
© 1999 Doreen L. Smith
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Amorpha californica
© 2010 Dee E. Warenycia
Amorpha californica
© 2015 Keir Morse
Amorpha californica, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Amorpha californica
© 2011 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Jepson eFlora

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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