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Amorpha schwerinii

Amorpha schwerinii C.K. Schneid.

tall indigo-bush, piedmont indigo-bush

Amorpha schwerinii (Tall Indigo-bush)
Image ID: 24478
Image by: Cressler, Alan M.
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: AMSC2
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Amorpha schwerinii
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2019-01-22

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: AMORP
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Amorpha
GENUS AUTHORITY: L.
GENUS COMMON: False indigo
GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of about 15 species, shrubs, of temperate North America.
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GENUS REFERENCES: Straub, Sorrie, & Weakley (2009)=X; Wilbur (1964)=Z; Wilbur (1975)=Y; Isely (1998)=I.

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: FABACE
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Fabaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: Lindley 1836 or LEGUMINOSAE A.L. de Jussieu 1789
FAMILY COMMON: Legume Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 730 genera and 20,000 species, trees, shrubs, and herbs, cosmopolitan.
FAMILY REFERENCE: Isely (1990)=SE (throughout the family treatment); Isely (1998)=I; Lewis et al. (2005); Wojciechowski, Lavin, & Sanderson (2004); Wilbur (1963a); Robertson & Lee (1976).

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Shrub

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FRUITING PERIOD: Jun-Oct.

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NATIVE RANGE: NC, SC, GA, AL & MS

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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
73 2013-0021 2013-07-01 76 View


GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
76 HORT 2011-10-09 Poythress View


GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
93 73 15 Liloia 2013-06-22 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: AMSC2
USDA Common Name: Schwerin's False Indigo
Native Status: L48 (N)
Distribution: USA (AL, GA, NC, SC)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub

2018 Natural Heritage Program List of Rare Plant Species of North Carolina

NHP IDS RANKROUNDED S RANKG RANKROUNDED G RANKSTATE STATUSFEDERAL STATUS
15706 S3 S3 G3G4 G3 W1

This information is derived from the 2018 North Carolina Natural Heritage Program List of Rare Plant Species.

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Amorpha schwerinii
COMMON NAME: Piedmont Indigo-bush
SYNONYMY: [= I, K, RAB, S, SE, Y]
PHENOLOGY: Apr-Jun; Jun-Oct.
HABITAT: Forests and woodlands, primarily rather xeric and rocky (though not exclusively so).
COMMENTS: Endemic to the Piedmont (rarely adjacent provinces) of sc. NC, c. SC, nc. GA, e. AL, and ne. MS.
RANGE MAP: Amorpha schwerinii.png

Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Fabaceae Lindley 1836 or LEGUMINOSAE A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Legume Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 730 genera and 20,000 species, trees, shrubs, and herbs, cosmopolitan.
REFERENCE: Isely (1990)=SE (throughout the family treatment); Isely (1998)=I; Lewis et al. (2005); Wojciechowski, Lavin, & Sanderson (2004); Wilbur (1963a); Robertson & Lee (1976).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Amorpha L. (False indigo)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 15 species, shrubs, of temperate North America.
REFERENCE: Straub, Sorrie, & Weakley (2009)=X; Wilbur (1964)=Z; Wilbur (1975)=Y; Isely (1998)=I.

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Amorpha schwerinii in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Amorpha schwerinii in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Amorpha schwerinii in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Amorpha schwerinii in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Amorpha schwerinii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Amorpha schwerinii

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 24478
ID IMAGE2: 0
ID IMAGE3: 0

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