Baptisia australis (L.) R.Br.

Common name

English: Blue wild indigo

German: Indigolupine


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Baptisia (1)

           Epithet: australis (L.) R.Br. (3)

Synonyms: Baptisia caerulea Eaton & Wright, Baptisia confusa G.Don, Sophora australis L.

australis => southern, of the southern hemisphere

caerulea => sky-blue

confusa => easily mistaken for another species, disordered


Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue

External links

Check for Baptisia australis at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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