Baptisia sphaerocarpa (Bush Pea)

Baptisia sphaerocarpa, commonly known as Bush Pea, Green Wild Indigo, Yellow Wild Indigo, or Yellow Wisteria, is a beautiful wildflower native to the United States. This perennial plant belongs to the Fabaceae family and is native to states such as Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Baptisia sphaerocarpa grows to about 4 feet in size and is a popular choice for gardeners looking to add some color to their outdoor spaces. If you’re interested in cultivating this stunning wildflower in your garden, keep reading to learn more about its care and maintenance.

Baptisia sphaerocarpa Information

Family Fabaceae
Common Names Bush Pea, Green Wild Indigo, Yellow Wild Indigo, Yellow Wisteria
Native to USA AR, LA, MO, MS, OK, TX 
Size About 4 feet

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Baptisia sphaerocarpa edible?

Baptisia sphaerocarpa should not be consumed by humans.

Is Baptisia sphaerocarpa an invasive species of plant?

Baptisia sphaerocarpa is not invasive and it native to the Southern US.