Indigo-bush Amorpha

LATIN NAME
Amorpha fruticosa

LONGEVITY
Perennial

SEASON
Warm

ORIGIN
Native

DETAILS
• Also known as, “False indigo” and “Bastard indigo.”
• This is a medium sized shrub, often clumped, branching, growing up to 18 feet tall.
• Flowers May to June with the fruit maturing in August.
• Prefers moist woods or stream banks, often on calcareous soils.
• Bobwhite quail eat the seeds.
• Livestock seldom eat this plant, and it is reported as poisonous to them.

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