Baptisia leucophaea Nutt.
Common Name: CREAM WILD INDIGO
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: E
Baptisia leucophaea B. S. Slaughter

A conspicuous plant, at least as large in all its parts as B. lactea, but pubescent, with large stipules, persistent bracts, and cream-colored flowers. Known as a native in Michigan only from Cass and Kalamazoo Co. but collected recently; the Lenawee Co. record is spreading from a prairie planting. Sometimes recognized as Baptisia bracteata Elliot var. leucophaea (Nutt.) Kartesz & Gandhi.

Locations

Cass County
Kalamazoo County
Lenawee County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1276.