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Baptisia bracteata


     Cream Wild Indigo








  Fruit Type:  Legume

  Fruiting Period:  Aug - Sep

  Flowering Period:  Jun





  Color:  Brown to black

  Size:  2 x 3 mm

  Shape:  Kidney

  Surface Features:  Granular   

  Scarification:  Required

  Stratification:  10 days




  Cotyledons:  Oval with entire margins

  Leaf arrangements:  Alternate 

  Leaves (early):  Simple, balloon-shaped, entire margins, hairs

  Leaves (later):  Compound, trifoliate, entire margins, hairs

  Other:  Leathery and waxy leaves; leaf-like stipules with veins