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16245 South Hwy. 71
Belton, MO 64012
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Amorpha canescens
Amorpha canescens
Common Name: Lead Plant
A small shrubby prairie plant with tight spikes of iridescent purple and orange flowers appear from May to August. Lead Plant is naturally found in dry to mesic prairies and in open, upland savannas through most of the tallgrass region. Silver-green foliage is quite handsome. Leadplant is in the legume family so it fixes nitrogen in the soil. Because of its long, stringy roots, it is sometimes called Prairie Shoestring.
Height: 12-36 Inches
Spread: 12-36 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 2-8