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Baptisia albescens (Spiked wild indigo)
Cressler, Alan

Baptisia albescens

Baptisia albescens Small

Spiked Wild Indigo

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: BAAL3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Legume

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul


USA: AL , FL , GA , NC , SC , TN , VA
Native Distribution:

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Baptisia albescens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Baptisia albescens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Baptisia albescens


Record Modified: 2016-07-08
Research By: SET

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