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A deciduous North American shrub (Amorpha canescens) in the pea family, having small purple flowers and pinnately compound leaves covered with whitish hairs.
any of several North American shrubs of the genus Amorpha, esp Amorpha canescens, which was thought by some early miners to indicate the presence of lead ore
a North American shrub, Amorpha canescens, having grayish leaves and twigs.
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|Noun||1.||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 - any plant of the genus Amorpha having odd-pinnate leaves and purplish spicate flowers