Baptisia alba

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

White wild indigo
Baptisia alba MLA-2.jpg
Baptisia alba var. macrophylla
Baptisia alba var alba white wild indigo.JPG
Baptisia alba var. alba
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Baptisia
Species: B. alba
Binomial name
Baptisia alba
(L.) Vent.

Baptisia lactea (Raf.) Thieret
Baptisia leucantha Torr. & Gray
Baptisia pendula var. macrophylla Larisey

Baptisia alba, commonly called white wild indigo or white false indigo, is a herbaceous plant in the bean family Fabaceae. It is native from central and eastern North America.'[1]

There are two varieties, Baptisia alba var. alba and Baptisia alba var. macrophylla.


  1. ^ "Plants Profile for Baptisia alba (white wild indigo)".