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Baptisia tinctoria.

Botanical name:

Baptisia tinctoria R. Br. Leguminosae. Horse-Fly Weed. Wild Indigo.

Northeastern America. Barton says the young shoots of this plant, which resemble asparagus in appearance, have been used in New England as a substitute for asparagus.

Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.

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