Plants of Pheasant Branch Conservancy

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Wild indigo, white (Baptisia alba) [Bean family (Fabaceae)]
Wild indigo, white
Wild indigo, white
Wild indigo, white
Wild indigo, white

Flower color:white
Bloom period:late May to early August
C value:8
Wetland indicator:FACU*
Flora of Wisconsin
Illinois wildflowers
At the end of the season the stems break off at the base and the plants tumble around, as in the second photo.
Blue and white wild indigo hybrids should be removed to avoid seed contamination (non-hybrids have seed pods that hang down (not up or sideways) and have seed stems that rise above the foliage).