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Taxon: Amorpha canescens Pursh

 
Genus: Amorpha
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Amorpheae
Nomen number: 2936
Place of publication: Fl. Amer. sept. 2:467. 1813
Link to protologue:
Comment: for date of this publication see Taxon 57:305. 2008
Name Verified on: 12-Feb-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 32 (24 active, 17 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental: ornamental (may become invasive)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Manitoba (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana (n.), Michigan (s.w.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (e.), Wyoming (n.e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arkansas]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (e.), Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  5. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  6. Wilbur, R. L. 1975. A revision of the North American genus Amorpha (Leguminosae-Psoraleae). Rhodora 77:367.
  7. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Amorpha canescens Pursh :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Amorpha canescens cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=2936. Accessed 17 October 2019.