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Partridge Pea (Chamaechrista fasciculata) This is a common (and abundant) plant at the forest edge on our land.  Chamaecrista fasciculata,Geotagged,Partridge pea,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge

Partridge Pea (Chamaechrista fasciculata)

This is a common (and abundant) plant at the forest edge on our land.

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''Chamaecrista fasciculata'', the partridge pea, is a species of legume native to most of the eastern United States. It is an annual which grows to approximately 0.5 meters tall. It has bright yellow flowers from early summer until first frost, with flowers through the entire flowering season if rainfall is sufficient.

The flowers are hermaphroditic, although a fraction of plants, less than 5%, do not produce sufficient pollen to reproduce as males. This phenomenon has been studied in.. more

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Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Feb 7, 2019. Captured Jul 3, 2018 23:57 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/5.6
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm