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Baptisia alba var. alba (White wild indigo)
Cressler, Alan

Baptisia alba var. alba

Baptisia alba (L.) Vent. var. alba

White Wild Indigo

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Baptisia lactea var. obovata, Baptisia pendula, Baptisia pendula var. obovata, Baptisia psammophila, Crotalaria alba


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: To about 4 feet in height.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , FL , GA , NC , SC , VA

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-07-22
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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