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Baptisia bracteata Muhlenberg ex Elliott. Creamy Wild Indigo. Phen: Mar-Apr; May-Jun. Hab: Dry ridgetop woodlands and forests, longleaf pine sandhills, other dry woodlands. Dist: Ne. AL northwest through n. GA and n. SC to w. NC.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: The more western B. leucophaea Nuttall is better treated as a species than as B. bracteata var. leucophaea (Nuttall) Kartesz & Gandhi (Mendenhall 1994b).

Synonymy: = FNA11.1, RAB, S, S13, W, Larisey (1940a), Mendenhall (1994a), Mendenhall (1994b), Turner (2006a); = Baptisia bracteata Muhl. ex Elliott var. bracteata – C, Il, K1, K3, K4, SE3, Isely (1981), Isely (1998)

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Heliophily: 8

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Baptisia bracteata, Pine Mountain, Harris County, Georgia 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Joey Shaw source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Joey Shaw source | Original Image ⭷


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