Amorpha nana Nutt.
Fragrant false indigo
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Fabales||Legumes (pea and bean families)|
|Family||Fabaceae||Legume family (peas and beans)|
|Genus||Amorpha||From Greek amophos, “deformed,” referring to the single-petaled flower|
|Species||nana||From Greek nannos, “dwarf”|
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Amorpha nana description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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10/2/2020 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
5/22/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 24 × 16" (62 × 41 cm)
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