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Baptisia australis var. aberrans

Baptisia australis (L.) R. Br. var. aberrans (Larisey) M. Mendenhall

Blue Wild Indigo

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Baptisia minor var. aberrans


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Up to about 5 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Violet
Bloom Time: Apr , May



Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist

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

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-11-02
Research By: SET

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