Amorpha canescens


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Noun1.Amorpha canescens - shrub of sandy woodlands and stream banks of western United States having hoary pinnate flowers and dull-colored racemose flowersAmorpha canescens - shrub of sandy woodlands and stream banks of western United States having hoary pinnate flowers and dull-colored racemose flowers; thought to indicate the presence of lead ore
amorpha - any plant of the genus Amorpha having odd-pinnate leaves and purplish spicate flowers
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Greene Leadplant Amorpha canescens Pursh Illinois bundleflower Desmanthus illinoensis (Michx.
sericeum, Euphorbia corollata, Amorpha canescens, Solidago nemoralis,
Mid-grass prairie; the common species include the grasses Bouteloua curtipendula, Schizachyrium scoparium, and Hesperostipa spartea and forbs such as Amorpha canescens, Symphyotrichum oblongifolium, Dalea purpureum, Erysimium capimtum, and Brickellia eupatorioides.
In this study we quantified the extent of selective grazing by mammalian herbivores on five legume species common in both tallgrass prairie restorations and nearby prairie remnants; Amorpha canescens Pursh, Dalea Candida Michx.
Prairie species once present but not found during the present survey include Amorpha canescens Pursh, Brickellia eupatorioides (L.
Asclepias tuberosa, Asclepias syriaca, Ambrosia coronopirolia, Lithospermum carolinense, Comandra richardsoniana, and Artemisia ludoviciana), and legumes (Lathyrus venosus, Amorpha canescens, and Lespedeza capitata).
Additional prairie taxa include Amorpha canescens, Ratibida pinnata, Ceanothus americanus, Silphium laciniatum, and Monarda cf.