wild indigo

any of several plants belonging to the genus Baptisia, of the legume family, especially B. tinctoria, having yellow flowers.

1735–45, Americanism

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wild indigo
any of several North American leguminous plants of the genus Baptisia, esp B. tinctoria, which has yellow flowers and three-lobed leaves

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False wild indigo and other prairie flowers in bloom.
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