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Partridge Pea

Chamaecrista fasciculata


Sleepingplant or partridge-pea is a slender-stemmed, 1-3 ft. annual with pinnately-compound leaves bearing many small, yellow-green leaflets which fold together when touched. Large, showy, yellow flowers arise from leaf axils. Each flower is marked with red and is followed by a narrow pod.


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Texas, USA

Spotted on Jun 30, 2014
Submitted on Aug 3, 2014

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