Taxon  Report   315    
Amorpha californica  Nutt.  var. napensis  Jeps.
Indigo bush,  Napa false indigo
Amorpha californica var. napensis
© 2000 Doreen L. Smith
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Amorpha californica var. napensis
© 2006 Matt Below
Amorpha californica var. napensis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Amorpha californica var. napensis
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Amorpha
Parent: Amorpha californica

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Amorpha californica var. napensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).