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Flaigg, Norman G.
Baptisia sphaerocarpa Nutt.
Bush pea, Green wild indigo, Yellow wild indigo, Yellow wisteria
Synonym(s): Baptisia viridis
USDA Symbol: BASP
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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
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
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Mt. Cuba Center
- Hockessin, DE
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1178
Collected 2012-06-21 in Galveston County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Record Last Modified: 2007-10-20
Research By: TWC Staff