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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Baptisia nuttalliana   FAMILY Fabaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Baptisia nuttalliana   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Native & naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the US (Isely, 1998)
Baptisia nuttalliana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Baptisia nuttalliana

 

COMMON NAME:
Nuttall's wild indigo


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Baptisia nuttalliana   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Baptisia nuttalliana   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Native & naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the US (Isely, 1998)
Baptisia nuttalliana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Baptisia nuttalliana

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2885

Forb
Perennial

Native: south central US

Habitat: woodlands and prairies, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Palmately compound: 3 leaflets
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Bilaterally symmetrical
4-5 toothed or lobed calyx
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Legume

 

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