Small woody shrub with stems to 100cm (~3 feet). Leaves 18 cm and alternate. Leaflets 11-47, 0.6-1.2 cm long, oblong, midvein extending slightly to a sharp point. Racemes 2.5 - 7 cm long, flowers purple, stamens orange. Fruit a woody, single seeded pod 0.5 cm long.
Photo Credit: Michael Kunz, NCBG
Amorpha gorgiana var. georgiana is found in wet pine flatwoods on ancient river terraces and along swamp margins associated with longleaf pine savannas.
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