Amorpha canescens Pursh
Source: USDA Plants_111306
Family: Fabaceae
Leadplant
[Amorpha brachycarpa E.J.Palmer,  more]
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Shrub 5-10 dm, erect or ascending, simple or sparingly branched, ordinarily closely canescent throughout; petioles 1-3 mm; lfls crowded, 13-20 pairs, 1-2 cm, inconspicuously or scarcely punctate; racemes usually clustered in groups of 5-20+, the terminal one 5-15 cm, the others shorter; cal-lobes lanceolate, subequal, mostly 1-1.5 mm, half to two-thirds as long as the tube; banner 4.5-6 mm; fr canescent, 4 mm; 2n=20. Dry prairies and sandy open woods; s. Mich. to Minn. and Sask., s. to Ill., Mo., Ark., Tex., and N.M. June, July. The rare hybrid with no. 4 [Amorpha fruticosa L.] is A. ě«otha E. J. Palmer.

Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

©The New York Botanical Garden. All rights reserved. Used by permission.
From Flora of Indiana (1940) by Charles C. Deam
This species is infrequent and is restricted to the area shown on the map. It is found in dry, sandy or gravelly soil on knolls and ridges or in a prairie habitat in the open along roadsides or in open woodland.
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