Latin name: Amorpha californica Nutt. var. californica
Pronunciation: a-MORE-fa ka-li-FOR-ni-ka
Common name: California false-indigo
Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
Habitat: Dry wooded or brushy slopes to 7500', chaparral, yellow pine forest, Santa Ana and Santa Rosa Mts north to central California
Blooming period: May to July
Name derivations: 1) Amorpha 2) californica