Baptisia australis (L.) R.Br. ex W.T.Aiton
Family: Fabaceae
blue false indigo
Baptisia australis image
Merel R. Black  
Etymology: Baptisia: from Greek baptizein, "to dye," for the use of this plant for a poor indigo dye
Plants: erect, perennial, 2'-3' tall forb
Flowers: blue, 5-parted, 1"; blooms June-July
Habitat: full to partial sun; moderate moisture; prairies, woods; in sandy, loamy soil
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped
Baptisia australis image
Richard Bauer  
Baptisia australis image
Paul Drobot  
Baptisia australis image
Paul Drobot  
Baptisia australis image
Merel R. Black  
Baptisia australis image
Kurt Stüber  
Baptisia australis image
Botanical Illustration  
Baptisia australis image
Richard Bauer  
Baptisia australis image
Paul Drobot  
Baptisia australis image
Kurt Stüber  
Baptisia australis image
Aaron_Carlson  
Baptisia australis image
Botanical Illustration  
Baptisia australis image
Matthew L. Wagner  
Baptisia australis image
Paul Drobot  
Baptisia australis image
Robert Bierman  
Baptisia australis image
Richard Bauer  
Baptisia australis image
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