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Plant Image Gallery: Leadplant

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Common Name(s): Leadplant
Species: Amorpha canescens
Family: Fabaceae
Longevity: Perennial
Origin: Native
Height: 1 m
Flowers: May - July
Fruits: Fall
Description: A shrub growing from deep, tough roots in sandy or gravelly soils. Often spreads by rhizomes. Susceptible to heavy grazing. Leaves and young stems covered with dense hair. Leadplant is a legume and is browsed by white-tailed deer and livestock.
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