Taxon  Report   314 
Amorpha californica  Nutt.  var. californica 
California false indigo
Amorpha californica var. californica
© 2004 Aaron Schusteff
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Amorpha californica var. californica
© 2010 Dee E. Warenycia
Amorpha californica var. californica
© 2015 Keir Morse
Amorpha californica var. californica, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Amorpha californica var. californica
© 2010 Dee E. Warenycia
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Amorpha
Parent Record Amorpha californica
Wetlands: Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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PLANTS: Amorpha californica var. hispidula
More information about  Amorpha californica var. californica
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 20, 2018).

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