bastard indigo

Primary Meanings of bastard indigo

1.
n
East Indian shrub
2.
n
dense shrub of moist riverbanks and flood plains of the eastern United States having attractive fragrant foliage and dense racemes of dark purple flowers
3.
n
an erect to spreading hairy shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having racemes of red to indigo flowers
Full Definitions of bastard indigo
1

n East Indian shrub

Synonyms:
Tephrosia purpurea
Type of:
hoary pea
a plant of the genus Tephrosia having pinnate leaves and white or purplish flowers and flat hairy pods
2

n dense shrub of moist riverbanks and flood plains of the eastern United States having attractive fragrant foliage and dense racemes of dark purple flowers

Synonyms:
Amorpha fruticosa, false indigo
Type of:
amorpha
any plant of the genus Amorpha having odd-pinnate leaves and purplish spicate flowers
3

n an erect to spreading hairy shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having racemes of red to indigo flowers

Synonyms:
Amorpha californica, false indigo
Type of:
amorpha
any plant of the genus Amorpha having odd-pinnate leaves and purplish spicate flowers

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