Amorpha fruticosa

False Indigobush
Amorpha fruticosa

Family: Pea (Fabaceae)
AKA: Indigo Bush
Photo taken on: June 15, 20
Location: Bandelier Nat Mon, NM
Life Zones: Plains to foothills
Habitat: Stream banks

A thicket forming shrub growing over 6ft. Leaves are divided into hairy, oval leaflets. Purple flowers in dense spikes have orange stamens which extend beyond the single petal.

Amorpha fruticosa

Blue/Purple Long Clusters