Baptisia simplicifolia Croom

Scareweed


Family: Leguminosae

Genus: Baptisia

Category: Perennial

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: To 20" tall and 24" wide

Exposure: Sun

Description: 

Very little information about this plant is available. It came to my attention as one of the parents in the hybrid Baptisia hybrid which I saw at the JC Raulston Arboretum. Late to emerge from dormancy. Short spikes of yellow flowers in summer. (Plant Delights)

History: 

Published in Amer. J. Sci. Arts 25: 74 in 1834.

Native to Florida. Species considered threatened.

Relatives: 

My Experience: 

Listed at Plant Delights.


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