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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, 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, 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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Steer+Sheep plots were grazed by steers from mid-April to midjuly and grazed by sheep from early August to early October Scientific name Common name Nectar source Amarpha canescens Leadplant y Amorpha friiticosa False indigobush y Ceanothus americanus New Jersey tea y Morus spp.
Boophilus microplus infection by Beauveria amorpha and Beauveria bassiana: SEM analysis and regulation of subtilisin-like proteases and chitinases.
Apocynaceae M latifolia Millettia pinnata Fabaceae L Millettia pinnata Fabaceae L Neorautanenia Fabaceae W 28 amboensis Tephrosia purpurea Fabaceae P Amorpha fruticosa Fabaceae L Piscidia erythrina Fabaceae T 29 Gymnadenia conopsea Orchidaceae M Bletilla striata Orchidaceae M 30 Taiwania Cupressaceae T cryptomerioides Chamaecyparis Cupressaceae T formosensis Cryptomeria japonica Cupressaceae T 31 Gutierrezia microcephala Asteraceae P Saussurea lappa Asteraceae M Artemisia spp.
Partridge pea Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene Leadplant Amorpha canescens Pursh Illinois bundleflower Desmanthus illinoensis (Michx.) MacMill.
If so, the walnut sphinx caterpillar (Amorpha juglandis) is the first invertebrate known to make phony alarm calls, Jessica Lindsay of the University of Montana in Missoula reported June 12.
They occur naturally as constituents of the roots, stems and leaves of many leguminous species of the genera Derris, Lonchocarpus, Tephrosiaand Amorpha. 'Tuba' plant is a woody plant, which grows along the ground, crawling and climbing to other plants.
Clausen], Canada buffaloberry (Shepherdia canadensis (L.) Nutt.), New Jersey tea (Ceanothus americanus L.) and the native, leguminous shrub, leadplant (Amorpha canascens Pursh) (Table 1).
giant ragweed Ammannia robusta Heer & Regel toothcup Amorpha fruticosa L.
Amorpha sp., TAMU (50 ex); San Blas Fort, 18/ XII/1963, 61 m, O'Brien C.W.
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.