Baptisia alba var alba

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: acid, neutral, average, poor, clay, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 2'-5'

Bloom Time: April, May, June, July

Bloom Color: white

Leaf Color: green, blue-green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts butterflies, colonizing, cottage garden plant, drought tolerant, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, poisonous, pond margin plant, rock garden plant, showy fruit, stream margin plant

Flowers of Baptisia alba  (white wild indigo)
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Description

Baptisia alba var alba

Also known as:

white wild indigo

,

wild white indigo

,

white false indigo

,

false indigo

Scientific Synonyms:

Baptisia lactea, Baptisia leucantha

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AR, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NE, NY, OH, OK, TN, TX, WI

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae Pea family
Genus Baptisia wild indigo
Species Baptisia alba var alba white wild indigo