False Indigo

Amorpha fruticosa

False Indigo 6

False Indigo is found in the Rio Grande Bosque area typically in cool shady spots. False Indigo is a purple flowering shrub with trifoliated leaves. It grows 1 - 1.5 meters. It flowers bloom from spring to summer.

False Indigo is used for coloring dye.

References:
1. wikipedia.com
2. www.laspilitas.ocm
3. Missouribotanicalgarden.com

By Philip Hamman, Age: 10

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  2. (c) peganum, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://www.flickr.com/photos/peganum/4804804770/
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  4. (c) M Fletcher, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), https://www.flickr.com/photos/matt_fletcher/3499272802/
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  6. Adapted by albuquerqueherbalism from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amorpha

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