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Amorpha nitens F.E. Boynton. Dark Indigo-bush, Shining Indigo-bush. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Dry to mesic upland and riparian forests, ravines, bluffs, stream banks, glade margins, sandy woodlands, rocky slopes, bottomland forests, especially on calcareous or mafic rocks. Dist: S. SC south to GA, west to s. LA, north in the interior to w. KY, s. IL, AR, and e. OK. First reported for SC by Nelson & Kelly (1997) and for MS by John Kees (2021).

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA11.1, Il, K1, K3, K4, S, S13, SE3, Tn, Isely (1998), Wilbur (1975); = n/a – RAB

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
  • Midwest: FACW

Heliophily ?: 7

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