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

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Amorpha
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Amorpha angustifolia
PLANTS: Amorpha tennesseensis
ICPN + PLANTS: Amorpha occidentalis
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More information about  Amorpha fruticosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMFR)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 21, 2019).