Plant ID forum: Indigo Bush (Amorpha fruticosa); Western North Carolina

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Name: edwin
green creek, north carolina (Zone 7b)
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photontorpedotube
May 11, 2015 6:12 AM CST
Hello, I have a young woody perennial growing on my property in Polk County, North Carolina (southwestern NC, near Asheville). Can you help me identify it by its bloom here in early May? Thank you for your help.
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bamira
May 11, 2015 6:48 AM CST
Amorpha fruticosa - I tip my hat to you.
https://www.google.cz/search?q...
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)

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plantladylin
May 11, 2015 3:37 PM CST
Definitely looks like Indigo Bush which grows in N.C.:

Lots more photos for comparison:
http://jeffpippen.com/plants/a...
http://www.carolinanature.com/...
https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/pl...

Another one that grows in N.C. is A. glabra
http://jeffpippen.com/plants/a...
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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
Hi Everybody!! Let us talk native.
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frostweed
May 12, 2015 6:35 AM CST
Yes I agree, here we call it False Indigo, Amorpha fruticosa, a very good shrub for pollinators. Smiling
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Name: edwin
green creek, north carolina (Zone 7b)
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photontorpedotube
May 13, 2015 1:41 PM CST
Thank you for solving this for me. Awesome Hurray! .
Name: Larry
Enterprise, Al. 36330 (Zone 8b)
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Seedfork
May 13, 2015 1:47 PM CST
Don't forget to mark it solved.

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