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  • AMORPHA FRUTICOSA | False Indigo
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Product Description

False Indigo (Amorpha Fruiticosa) is common in moist prairie thickets and along streams and rivers in prairies throughout the Tallgrass Region. Not as common east of Illinois.  Large, bushy shrubs can reach 10 feet, generally 5 to 6 feet. Blooms from late spring to midsummer.  Also known as Desert False Indigo, Indigobush, and Indigo Bush.

Amorpha from the Greek amorphos meaning "without shape" which refers to the flower having only one petal.  Legume.
Plant Family:  Fabaceae

Sun Exposure                  Savanna, Prairie
Soil Moisture Mesic, Wet Mesic, Dry Mesic
Bloom Time Late Spring, Summer
June, July, August
Bloom Color Purple
Max. Height 10 Feet
Wetland Code FACW+
Germ Code C(10), I
Seeds Per Packet 100
Seeds Per Ounce  3,700

Edible Uses:  The crushed fruit is used as a condiment.

Medicinal Uses:  No known medicinal uses reported.

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