Definition of Blue false indigo
1. Noun. Wild indigo of the eastern United States having racemes of blue flowers.
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Literary usage of Blue false indigo
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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, ..."