Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Baptisia alba (Linnaeus) Ventenat. Thick-pod White Wild Indigo. Phen: May-Jul; Jun-Oct. Hab: Dry woodlands, pine flatwoods, roadsides. Dist: NC south to n. peninsular FL, west to AL and MS.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = Fl3, S, WH3; = Baptisia alba var. alba – K1, K3, K4, SE3, Isely (1998); = Baptisia lactea var. obovata – C, Isely (1981), Mendenhall (1994a), Mendenhall (1994b), (by implication); = Baptisia lactea var. pendula – Turner (2006a); = Baptisia pendula – RAB; > Baptisia pendula var. obovata – Larisey (1940a)

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