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Baptisia tinctoria, Coastal Plain SC Ecotype
Yellow False Indigo, Coastal Plain SC Ecotype

An essential food source for frosted elfin butterfly caterpillars.

General Product Information:

Item Number: BAPTIN03
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Characteristics: Single-crown.
Habitat: Dry sandy soils, clearings, dry open woods.
Bloom Period: June to August
Flower Color: Yellow
Foliage Color: Gray-green
Height: Up to 3.3 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 16 in
pH: 5.8 – 7.0
Pollinator Value: Medium

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: NI
Midwest: NI
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: High
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 300,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.1% and not more than 0.5% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $720.00/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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