• Also known as, “False indigo” and “Bastard indigo.”
• This is a medium sized shrub, often clumped, branching, growing up to 18 feet tall.
• Flowers May to June with the fruit maturing in August.
• Prefers moist woods or stream banks, often on calcareous soils.
• Bobwhite quail eat the seeds.
• Livestock seldom eat this plant, and it is reported as poisonous to them.