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Lead Plant

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DERIVATION
Amorpha From Gk. amorphos, shapeless, referring to the flowers.
canescens - lack wing and keel petals

FAMILY Fabaceae (Bean | Pea | Legume Family)  Other Plants in the Bean Pea Legume Family
HABIT Shrub
RANGE W Canada, W & C United States, including Colorado
LEAF TYPE Deciduous
FLOWERS In June, Purple
HARDINESS USDA Zone 2 (Coldest zone where hardy)
SOIL Average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained
SUN REQUIREMENTS Sun
COMMON NAME(S) Lead Plant
Location Map for Amorpha canescens (Lead Plant) - 8 Map Locations Found
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Individual Locations for Amorpha canescens: More Locations
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Accession
Number
Year Location
832629*2 1983 Plains Garden
832629*3 1983 Plains Garden
870540*1 1986 Plains Garden
870540*2 1986 Plains Garden
870540*5 1986 Dryland Mesa
870540*6 1986 Dryland Mesa
870540*7 1986 Plains Garden
No
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921143*1 1992 Non
Public
No
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950989*1 1995 Chatfield Nature Center
980992*1 1998 Water Smart Garden
No
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980992*3 1998 Water Smart Garden

 

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  FLOWERING:
When Amorpha canescens has been observed flowering
at Denver Botanic Gardens
  Flowering by Week 1 to 52
AVE. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
 
2019 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2018 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2017 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2013 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2004 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52

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  FRUITING:
When Amorpha canescens has been observed fruiting
at Denver Botanic Gardens
  Fruiting by Week 1 to 52
AVE. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
 
2018 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2016 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2015 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2004 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52

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