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Short, shrub-like native with violet purple to dark purple spike-like flower clusters with gold anthers. Blooms from bottom to top against silver green compound foliage on densely hairy twigs. Lead plant is in the legume family, creating nitrogen rich soil for degraded landscapes.

Tap root can reach 15-20 ft long in a wide range of soils ranging from sand to clay

Host plant to the  southern dog face butterfly as well as attracting honey bees, bumblebees, butterflies, moths, & beneficial insects. 

Provides good protien rich forage for wildlife

Blooms in full sun May-June 

Grows 2-3ft tall

Sold in 2x3 inch pot



Amorpha canescens - Lead plant

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