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Baptisia  Vent.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 26466

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): wild indigo [English]
    false indigo [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyFabaceae  – peas, legumes  
                               GenusBaptisia Vent. – wild indigo, false indigo  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Baptisia alba (L.) Vent. – white wild indigo, white false indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia arachnifera W.H. Duncan – cobwebby wild indigo, hairy rattleweed 
                                  Species Baptisia australis (L.) R. Br. – blue wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia X bicolor Greenm. & Larisey – bicolor wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia bracteata Muhl. ex Elliott – longbract wild indigo, Plains wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia X bushii Small (pro. sp.) – Bush's wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia calycosa Canby – Florida wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia cinerea (Raf.) Fernald & B.G. Schub. – grayhairy wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia X fulva Larisey – wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia lactea (Raf.) Thieret – white wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia lanceolata (Walter) Elliott – gopherweed 
                                  Species Baptisia lecontei Torr. & A. Gray – pineland wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia leucophaea Nutt. – longbract wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia megacarpa Chapm. ex Torr. & A. Gray – Apalachicola wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia X microphylla Nutt. (pro. sp.) – small leaf wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia nuttalliana Small – Nuttall's wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia perfoliata (L.) R. Br. – catbells 
                                  Species Baptisia X serenae M.A. Curtis (pro. sp.) – serene wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia simplicifolia Croom – scareweed 
                                  Species Baptisia sphaerocarpa Nutt. – yellow wild indigo, round wild indigo, green wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia X sulphurea Engelm. (pro. sp.) – sulphur wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia tinctoria (L.) Vent. – horseflyweed, yellow wild indigo 
                                  Species Baptisia X variicolor Kosnik, Diggs, Redshaw & Lipscomb  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Fabaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Baptisia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Baptisia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Baptisia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
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