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Baptisia tinctoriaBaptisia tinctoria

yellow wild indigo

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 1-3'
Flowers: May-Sept.; yellow

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry
Soil pH: 5.8-7
Soil type: Loamy Sandy

Habitat

dry open woods and clearings, sandy acidic soil

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD

Wildlife

*

Notes

tolerates poor soils



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1356.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004