Baptisia perfoliata

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Baptisia perfoliata


Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Thermopsideae
Genus: Baptisia
Species: Baptisia perfoliata


Baptisia perfoliata (L.) R.Br., 1811


  • Crotalaria perfoliata L., Sp. Pl. 714 (1753)
  • Pericaulon cordatum Raf., New Fl. Am. 2: 51 (1836)
  • Pericaulon perfoliatum (L.) Raf., New Fl. Am. 2: 51 (1836)
  • Podalyria perfoliata (L.) Michx., Fl. Bor.-Amer. (Hook.) 1: 263 (1803)
  • Rafnia perfoliata (L.) Willd., Sp. Pl. 3: 949 (1802)
  • Sophora perfoliata (L.) Walter, Fl. Carol. 135 (1788)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southeastern USA
      • Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: catbells
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