Amorpha fruticosa L.
A. pubescens Schlechtd. non Willd.
Amorpha fruticosa (36756 Bytes)
Deciduous shrub up to 3 m high. Pinnate leaves, 30 cm long with 11-25 single leaves, 2-3 cm long, elliptic. Purplish-blue flowers in slender racemes, 15-20 cm long, appear in June and July.

Home: N-America, Mexico

Other views: Leaves, Flowers, Whole plant

Cultivated: Germany

Author: Rainer Oberle

Ethnobotanical aspects of Amorpha fruticosa by Plants for a future database

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