Amorpha L.

Amorpha is a genus of 15 species, all native to North America. Three species are cultivated as ornamentals in Europe (Cullen 1995) but only one (Amorpha fruticosa) is more or less widespread in cultivation.


Cullen J. (1995) Amorpha. In: Cullen J. & al. (eds.), The European Garden Flora, vol. 4. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 500.

McMahon M. & Hufford L. (2004) Phylogeny of Amorpheae (Fabaceae: Papilionoideae). Am. J. Bot. 91(8): 1219-1230.

Wilbur R.L. (1975) A revision of the north American genus Amorpha (Leguminosae-Psoraleae). Rhodora 77: 337-409.

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith