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Baptisia megacarpa (Apalachicola wild indigo)
Cressler, Alan

Baptisia megacarpa

Baptisia megacarpa Chapm. ex Torr. & A. Gray

Apalachicola Wild Indigo

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Baptisia riparia, Baptisia riparia var. minima

USDA Symbol: BAME

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Legume

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-09-14
Research By: SET

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