Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Gopherweed, Catbells
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Baptisia perfoliata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Baptisia perfoliata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Baptisia perfoliata 098-09-001

Flowers solitary, axillary; corolla bright yellow, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tall Blue Wild Indigo, Streamside Blue Indigo
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Baptisia australis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Baptisia australis var. australis

INCLUDED WITHIN Native & naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the US (Isely, 1998) Baptisia australis var. australis

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Baptisia australis 098-09-002

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Baptisia australis


Pea-like flowers deep blue-violet, in a long raceme extending above leaves, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Prairie Blue Wild Indigo, Glade Wild Indigo
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Baptisia aberrans
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Baptisia australis var. aberrans

INCLUDED WITHIN Native & naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the US (Isely, 1998) Baptisia australis var. australis

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Baptisia australis 098-09-002?

SYNONYMOUS WITH A monograph of the genus Baptisia (Larisey, 1940) Baptisia minor var. aberrans

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Baptisia australis


Flowers in terminal, erect racemes 10-40cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Wild Indigo, Gray-hairy Wild Indigo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Baptisia cinerea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Baptisia cinerea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Baptisia cinerea 098-09-003

Similar to B. lanceolata, but has more numerous and larger flowers, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Creamy Wild Indigo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Baptisia bracteata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Baptisia bracteata var. bracteata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Baptisia bracteata 098-09-004

Flowers in drooping 1-sided racemes with persistent bracts, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


range map need picture of flower of Baptisia leucophaea +, longbract wild indigo
speaker icon Common Name: longbract wild indigo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Baptisia leucophaea +
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Baptisia bracteata var. leucophaea

camera icon Common Name: Gopherweed, Lanceleaf Wild Indigo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Baptisia lanceolata var. lanceolata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Baptisia lanceolata var. lanceolata
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Baptisia lanceolata 098-09-006

Flowers about 1" long, borne in leaf axils or in short terminal racemes, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Horsefly Weed, Yellow Wild Indigo, Yellow False-indigo, Rattleweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Baptisia tinctoria
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Baptisia tinctoria
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Baptisia tinctoria 098-09-007

Flowers are yellow, 1/2" long, few at the ends of branches, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Narrow-pod White Wild Indigo, Spiked Wild Indigo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Baptisia albescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Baptisia albescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Baptisia alba 098-09-009

Flowering pedicels 3-10mm long; calyx 4.5-6.5mm long; corolla 13-16(18)mm long, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Thick-pod White Wild Indigo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Baptisia alba
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Baptisia alba var. alba
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Baptisia pendula 098-09-010

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Baptisia alba


Flowers slightly more than 3/4" long (larger than those of B. albescens), per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon Common Name: white wild indigo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Baptisia leucantha
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Baptisia alba var. macrophylla

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Baptisia lactea var. lactea

INCLUDING A monograph of the genus Baptisia (Larisey, 1940) Baptisia pendula var. macrophylla


Like B. alba & albescens, its flowering pedicels are 3-10mm long, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Baptisia arachnifera, Hairy Rattleweed, Hairy Wild Indigo
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Rattleweed, Hairy Wild Indigo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Baptisia arachnifera
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Baptisia arachnifera

range map need picture of flower of Baptisia megacarpa, Apalachicola Wild Indigo, Bigpod Wild Indigo
speaker icon Common Name: Apalachicola Wild Indigo, Bigpod Wild Indigo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Baptisia megacarpa
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Baptisia megacarpa

INCLUDING A monograph of the genus Baptisia (Larisey, 1940) Baptisia megacarpa


range map need picture of flower of Baptisia nuttalliana, Nuttall's wild indigo
speaker icon Common Name: Nuttall's wild indigo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Baptisia nuttalliana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Baptisia nuttalliana

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