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Baptisia lactea (Rafinesque) Thieret. Phen: May-Jun; Jul-Aug. Hab: Woodlands, prairies, roadsides. Dist: W. NY, MI, WI, MN, and e. NE, south to AL, nw. GA (R. Ware, pers.comm., 2022), MS, LA, e. TX, and sw. OK; alleged by S to occur in NC, presumably based on misinterpreted material of B. alba.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = GrPl, Mi, NY; = Baptisia alba (L.) Vent. var. macrophylla (Larisey) Isely – Ar, Il, K1, K3, K4, SE3, Tn, Isely (1998); = Baptisia lactea (Raf.) Thieret var. lactea – C, FNA11.1, Isely (1981), Turner (2006a); = Baptisia leucantha Torr. & A.Gray – F, S, S13, Tx, Mendenhall (1994a), Mendenhall (1994b); > Baptisia pendula Larisey var. macrophylla Larisey – Larisey (1940a)

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Heliophily: 8

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