Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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LEAVES:
Compound (rarely simple)
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White/Cream/Yellow/Blue
Bilaterally symmetrical
4-5 toothed or lobed calyx
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Legume

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/7/08):
Baptisia spp.   FAMILY Fabaceae

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Baptisia spp.   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 098-09-000:
Baptisia spp.   FAMILY Fabaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Wild Indigo


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