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Plant Details

Baptisia albescens

spiked wild indigo

Scientific Name:

Baptisia albescens

Common Name:

spiked wild indigo

Plant Family

Fabaceae (Legume Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Bloom Color(s):

white

Size in Feet:

2.5

Light:

full-sun

Soil Moisture:

sub-mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June - July

Bloom Area:

Piedmont

Notes:

The fruits are unlike any of our other species in being cylindric, about 3× as long as the diameter, and yellowish-brown (rather than black) when mature. (Weakley).

Plant

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John Flannery

In It's Natural Setting

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John Flannery

Bloom & Friend

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John Flannery

Seed Pods

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Terry Sharpe

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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