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Flaigg, Norman G.
Baptisia sphaerocarpa Nutt.
Bush pea, Green wild indigo, Yellow wild indigo, Yellow wisteria
USDA Symbol: BASP
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
The bush pea grows to 4 feet tall with many branches, rounded into a compact clump. It has large yellow flowers along the upper part of the stems, well above the foliage. Leaves are made up of 3 leaflets about 1 inch long. Some of the upper leaves may have only 2, or sometimes even 1, leaflet.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
AR , LA , MO , MS , OK , TX USDA Native Status: L48(N)
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Sunshine Farm & Gardens
- Renick, WV
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1178
Collected 2012-06-21 in Galveston County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2007-10-20
Research By: TWC Staff