Wild Indigo Baptisia tinctoria (Linnaeus) R. Brown    Synonyms: Horsefly Weed, Small Yellow Wild Indigo.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Fabales   >   Family Fabaceae   >   Genus Baptisia   

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Host plant for the butterfly Wild Indigo Duskywing, and a possible host for Frosted Elfin. Host plant for various moth species including Io Moth, Genista Broom Moth, Indigo Stem Borer Moth (Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants).

There are 180 records in the project database.

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Wild Indigo blooming in Allegany, Maryland (7/11/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/20/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo in Howard Co., Maryland (7/14/2016). Photo by Jim Wilkinson. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/1/2014). Photo by Jim Wilkinson. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo in Howard Co., Maryland (9/16/2015). Photo by Jim Wilkinson. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo blooming in Cecil Co., Maryland (6/25/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/5/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/5/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/11/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/25/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo in seed in Dorchester Co., Maryland (8/31/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo blooming in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/11/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo in Howard Co., Maryland (7/19/2017). Collected and processed by Helen Lowe Metzman. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo in Howard Co., Maryland (7/19/2017). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo seed pods in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/21/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (7/31/1982). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Wild Indigo in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/22/2019). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)


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