Baptisia leucophaea Nutt. (redirected from: Baptisia bracteata var. glabrescens)
Family: Fabaceae
cream wild indigo,  more...
[Baptisia bracteata var. glabrescens (Larisey) Isely,  more]
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Merel R. Black  
Etymology: Baptisia: from Greek baptizein, "to dye," for the use of this plant for a poor indigo dye
Plants: erect, perennial, 10"-32" tall, fuzzy forb; plant breaks easily when dry and is tumbled by the wind
Leaves: palmately-divided into 3-5 leaflets with the stipules at the base appearing as 2 additional leaflets, dries to a gray-black color
Flowers: yellow, 5-parted, 3/4"-1" long, stalks 1/2"-1 1/2" long; inflorescence a 4"-8" long, drooping cluster (raceme) with the small, permanent leaves (bracts) below the inflorescence greater than 1/2" long"; blooms May-June
Fruits: elliptical, fuzzy pod with a pointed beak fruit drawing
Habitat: full to partial sun; dry to moderate moisture; prairies, woods; in sandy, loamy soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Mark Mittelstadt  
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Kyle Steele  
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Merel R. Black  
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Christopher Noll  
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Derek Anderson  
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Derek Anderson  
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Christopher Noll  
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Derek Anderson  
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Derek Anderson  
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Christopher Noll  
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Derek Anderson  
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Derek Anderson  
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Merel R. Black  
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