Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
longbract wild indigo
No pictures are available at this time.
Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -
Look for it in pinelands and, depending on variety, woodlands or coastal prairies, per Weakley's Flora
Palmately compound: 3 leaflets
4-5 toothed or lobed calyx
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- All About South Carolina Wildflowers p118
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p030
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p165