Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A deciduous shrub (Amorpha canescens) of central North America, having pinnately compound leaves covered with whitish hairs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A shrub (Amorpha canescens) of sandy woodlands and streambanks of the Western U. S. having hoary pinnate flowers and dull-colored racemose flowers; it is thought to indicate the presence of lead ore.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. shrub of sandy woodlands and stream banks of western United States having hoary pinnate flowers and dull-colored racemose flowers; thought to indicate the presence of lead ore

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  • Potential natural vegetation includes ponderosa pine woodlands with an understory of little bluestem, blue grama, buffalo grass, and leadplant.

    Ecoregions of Wyoming (EPA)

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