Amorpha fruticosa L.

Bastard Indigo

Shrub to 5 m or more tall. Leaflets ovate to oblong, to 3 cm or more long. Flowers spike-like. Flowers dark purple to pale blue or occasionally white; late spring. Fruit hairless, about 1 cm long.

N America.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Fabaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fabales
family       Fabaceae
genus        Amorpha L.