Amorpha canescens Pursh
Common Name: LEAD-PLANT
Coefficient of Conservatism: 8
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt Shrub
Status: SC

Prairies, dry bluffs and hills, sandy roadsides and clearings; very local. Now mostly along road and railway rights-of-way.

This is a distinctive and attractive small native shrub of prairies. Long popular in cultivation; records from Lenawee and Wayne Cos. are escapes.


Barry County
Berrien County
Branch County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lenawee County
St. Joseph County
Van Buren County
Wayne County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. September 27, 2022.