Baptisia lanceolata (Walter) Elliott
Gopherweed, Pineland Baptisia
Fabaceae (Pea Family)
USDA Symbol: BALA3
The yellow, two-lipped flowers of this 2-3 ft. baptisia occur singly or in few-flowered clusters, from the axils of three-parted, leathery, pubescent leaves. This is a woody perennial.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AL , FL , GA , SC
Native Distribution: C. FL, n. to GA & SC
Native Habitat: Sand hills; open woods
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Sandy soils.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Baptisia lanceolata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Baptisia lanceolata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Baptisia lanceolata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2014-08-28
Research By: TWC Staff