Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2795

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in moist forests of floodplains and lower slopes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Palmately compound: 3 leaflets
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Cream/Pale yellow
Bilaterally symmetrical
4-5 toothed or lobed calyx
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Legume

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Baptisia megacarpa   FAMILY Fabaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Baptisia megacarpa   FAMILY Fabaceae

GREATER THAN A monograph of the genus Baptisia (Larisey, 1940)
Baptisia megacarpa

 

COMMON NAME:
Apalachicola Wild Indigo, Bigpod Wild Indigo