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Amorpha canescens

Alternative Name(s): Prairie shoestring, buffalo bellows

Perennial  Bean Family

Grows up to 3' tall

Lead plant has showy flowers that attract pollinating insects, including solitary bees. Flowers bloom in the late spring through the summer. Lead plant prefers full sun and dry soils. It is great for erosion control and forms nodules on its roots to fix nitrogen.


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