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Noun1.Amorpha - any plant of the genus Amorpha having odd-pinnate leaves and purplish spicate flowersamorpha - any plant of the genus Amorpha having odd-pinnate leaves and purplish spicate flowers
genus Amorpha - American herbs or shrubs usually growing in dry sunny habitats on prairies and hillsides
Amorpha canescens, lead plant, leadplant - 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 californica, bastard indigo, false indigo - an erect to spreading hairy shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having racemes of red to indigo flowers
Amorpha fruticosa, bastard indigo, false indigo - dense shrub of moist riverbanks and flood plains of the eastern United States having attractive fragrant foliage and dense racemes of dark purple flowers
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Greene Leadplant Amorpha canescens Pursh Illinois bundleflower Desmanthus illinoensis (Michx.
Boophilus microplus infection by Beauveria amorpha and Beauveria bassiana: SEM analysis and regulation of subtilisin-like proteases and chitinases.
They occur naturally as constituents of the roots, stems and leaves of many leguminous species of the genera Derris, Lonchocarpus, Tephrosiaand Amorpha.
giant ragweed Ammannia robusta Heer & Regel toothcup Amorpha fruticosa L.
Of the 113 native species at our site, twelve species (Asclepias incarnata, Senecio glabellus, Rorippa palustris, Rorippa sessiliflora, Cephalanthus occidentalis, Hibiscus laevis, Salix nigra, Phyla lanceolata, Forestiera acuminata, Amorpha fruticosa, Saururus cernuus, and Mimulus alatus) are almost always found in wetlands in our region.
The substances, which have a simple chemical structure, are not only found in liquorice root, but are also in the fruit of the Amorpha fruticosa bush.
Distinctive shrubby species are relatively infrequent: Amorpha croceolanata, Asimina triloba, Ilex decidua, Symphoricarpos orbiculatus, and Viburnum rufidulum.
pollen of the thistle Carduus nutans is beautiful and purple-spiked, whereas that of the legume Amorpha canescens is often colorless and bean-shaped).
Soil microbe numbers were determined by plate-count techniques; -, not detected Dune age: 0 year 16 years Year: Control 1991 RSS (A) No Amorpha fruticosa, Artemisia ordosica, Artemisia whaerocephala, Caragana korshinskii, Caragana microphylla, Calligonum arboresscens, H.
N H * * 44 Cyclosorus gongylodes N H * * 45 Amorpha fructicosa E Sh * * 46 Apium sp.