Wild-indigo
Baptisia tinctoria (L.) VentenatFabaceae

common name synonyms: Horseflyweed, Indigo-broom, Rattleweed, Yellow Wild Indigo, Yellow-Broom

scientific name synonyms: var. crebra, var. projecta, B. gibbesii

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Rosidae

order: Fabales

growth form: herb

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Britain

native range: North America

notes: a garden relic long persistent in S. Essex

invasiveness notes: benign




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth