Amorpha fruticosa L.


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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Genus: Amorpha
Subject: Amorpha fruticosa L.

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
desert false indigo, desert indigobush, dullleaf indigo, False indigo, false indigo, false indigo-bush, indigobush, leadplant


Plants - Shrub or Subshrub