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Baptisia bracteata var. leucophaea

Baptisia bracteata Muhl. ex Elliot var. leucophaea (Nutt.) Kartesz & Gandhi

Baptisia bracteata Muhl. ex Elliot var. glabrescens (Larisey) Isely

Baptisia leucophaea Nutt.

Baptisia leucophaea Nutt. var. glabrescens Larisey

Plains Wild Indigo

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderFabalesLegumes (pea and bean families)
FamilyFabaceaeLegume family (peas and beans)
GenusBaptisiaFrom Greek baptizein, “to dye,” because members of this genus were used to prepare dye
SpeciesbracteataBearing bracts
var.leucophaea

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Baptisia bracteata var. leucophaea description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Jun 2010.

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Baptisia bracteata (Plains Wild Indigo)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 15 cm)

Baptisia bracteata (Plains Wild Indigo)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 31 × 21" (78 × 52 cm)

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