Definition of Blue false indigo

1. Noun. Wild indigo of the eastern United States having racemes of blue flowers.

Exact synonyms: Baptisia Australis
Generic synonyms: False Indigo, Wild Indigo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blue False Indigo

blue curls
blue daisy
blue darter
blue daze
blue dazes
blue devil
blue devils
blue dextran
blue disease
blue dome cyst
blue dot sign
blue dwarf
blue elder
blue elderberry
blue eye cod
blue false indigo (current term)
blue fever
blue fig
blue films
blue flag
blue flash
blue flashes
blue fleabane
blue flu
blue flyer
blue fox
blue foxes
blue funk
blue giant

Literary usage of Blue false indigo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ornamental Gardening for Americans: A Treatise on Beautifying Homes, Rural by Elias A. Long (1899)
"False Indigo (Baptisia): blue false indigo (B. aus- tralis.—Blue ; June; 2 to 5 feet. White False Indigo (B, alba).—Purplish tinged; 2 to 3 feet. ..."

2. The Fairyland of Flowers: A Popular Illustrated Botany by Mara Louise Pratt-Chadwick (1890)
"blue false indigo.— Tall and stout. Lance- shaped stipules ns long as the petals. Wedge- like leaflets. Many large, blue flowers in a long raceme. ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"... (L.) R. Br. Blue Wild or blue false indigo. Fig. 2453. Sophora australis L. Syst. Nat. Ed. 12, a: 287. 1767. B. australi* R. Br. in Ait. Hort. Kew. ..."

4. Foundations of Botany by Joseph Young Bergen (1901)
"B. australis, R. Br. blue false indigo. Stem smooth, stout, 2-4 ft. high. Leaves of 3 leaflets, short-petioled; stipules lanceolate, persistent, ..."

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