Amorpha glabra

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusAmorpha
Species:Amorpha glabra Desf.
Common NameMountain False Indigo
Growth Habitshrub
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: shrub; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: compound; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 13; Leaflet Number: 14; Leaflet Number: 15; Leaflet Number: 16; Leaflet Number: 17; Leaflet Number: 18; Leaflet Number: 19; Base Flower Color: Purple; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Legume; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Tepal Number: N/A
C value
StatusNative; TN[SNR] (State Rank); G4? (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Amorpha montana Amorpha montana

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Blount (TN), Claiborne (TN), Franklin (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Loudon (TN), Madison (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, ETSU, MTSU, TENN, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2008 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
ETSU005722 Greene Tennessee 06 Jul 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Amorpha glabra
ETSU008384 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Amorpha glabra
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 08 May 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Amorpha glabra
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 31 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Amorpha glabra
N/A Greene Tennessee 25 May 2018 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Amorpha glabra
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 24 May 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Amorpha glabra
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 18 Sep 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Amorpha glabra
N/A Greene Tennessee 16 May 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125993 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125976 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125979 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125990 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125991 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125978 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125985 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125974 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
ETSU005666 Unicoi Tennessee 30 Apr 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Amorpha glabra
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 12 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125982 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125988 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125980 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125975 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125984 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125972 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125981 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125986 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125970 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125973 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125987 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125977 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125983 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
APSC0014486 Union Tennessee
APSC
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125971 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125989 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
TENN-V-0125992 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Amorpha glabra
MTSU005690 Franklin Tennessee 10 Oct 2008 Brian Huber
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MTSU
Amorpha glabra
BRIT115276 Tennessee
VDB
Amorpha glabra
BRIT115277 Tennessee
VDB
Amorpha glabra
BRIT115274 Tennessee
VDB
Amorpha glabra
ETSU031747 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Amorpha glabra
ETSU016635 Madison Tennessee 12 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Amorpha glabra
BRIT115278 Tennessee
VDB
Amorpha glabra
BRIT115275 Tennessee
VDB
Amorpha glabra
ETSU016634 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Amorpha glabra
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Plant Photos

Amorpha glabra - Dwayne Estes
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Amorpha glabra - Dwayne Estes
Amorpha glabra - Dwayne Estes
Amorpha glabra - Dwayne Estes
Amorpha glabra - Dwayne Estes
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Amorpha glabra - Dwayne Estes
Amorpha glabra - Dwayne Estes
Amorpha glabra - Dwayne Estes