Taxon  Report   316 
Amorpha fruticosa  L.
desert indigobush, western false indigo
Amorpha fruticosa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Bloom Period
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Amorpha
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Amorpha angustifolia
PLANTS: Amorpha tennesseensis
PLANTS: Amorpha occidentalis
PLANTS: Amorpha occidentalis var. emarginata
PLANTS: Amorpha occidentalis var. arizonica
PLANTS: Amorpha fruticosa var. tennesseensis
PLANTS: Amorpha fruticosa var. occidentalis
PLANTS: Amorpha fruticosa var. oblongifolia
PLANTS: Amorpha fruticosa var. emarginata
PLANTS: Amorpha fruticosa var. croceolanata
PLANTS: Amorpha fruticosa var. angustifolia
PLANTS: Amorpha dewinkeleri
PLANTS: Amorpha curtissii
PLANTS: Amorpha croceolanata
PLANTS: Amorpha bushii
PLANTS: Amorpha virgata
 Information about  Amorpha fruticosa  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMFR)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 16, 2014).

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