Baptisia arachnifera NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.Baptisia arachnifera, commonly known as hairy rattleweed, cobwebby wild indigo, hairy wild indigo, and hairy false indigo, is an endangered species of flowering plant in the legume family. Its native habitat is limited to sandy soils in pinewoods along the coastal plain of the U.S. state of Georgia.
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FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.Baptisia arachnifera is a perennial that grows to a height of forty to eighty centimeters and is “covered with grayish-white, cobwebby hairs”. Blue-green, simple leaves are alternate and heart-shaped. They range in size from 2–6 cm long by 1.5–5 cm wide
Full Name: Hairy rattleweed (Baptisia arachnifera)
Where found: Wherever found
Species Group:Flowering Plants