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Amorpha herbacea Walter var. crenulata
(Rydb.) Isley
Crenulate leadplant

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to South Florida in Miami-Dade County.

NatureServe Global Status: Critically Imperiled

United States Federal Status: Endangered

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For a current review of A. herbacea var. crenulata throughout its range, see the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Species Profile.

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Amorpha herbacea
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Other data on Amorpha herbacea var. crenulata available from :
Institute for Regional Conservation
IRC Species Account
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Amorpha herbacea var. crenulata has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Native
Coral Pines Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native
Tropical Park Present Native


Amorpha herbacea var. crenulata has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native


Amorpha herbacea var. crenulata has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Marl Prairie
Pine Rockland


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Amorpha herbacea
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Amorpha herbacea
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Amorpha herbacea
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley