Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2795

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare (an endemic)

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 (10/20/20):
Baptisia megacarpa   FAMILY Fabaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Baptisia megacarpa   FAMILY Fabaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Native & naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the US (Isely, 1998)
Baptisia megacarpa

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

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Baptisia megacarpa

 

COMMON NAME:
Apalachicola Wild Indigo, Bigpod Wild Indigo


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