Chamaecrista fasciculata, PA Ecotype
Partridge Pea, PA Ecotype
A bunch-type, readily re-seeding annual legume in disturbed upland sites; the foliage is nutritious but can be poisonous and should be considered potentially dangerous to cattle; the fruit and seeds can irritate the digestive tract of livestock; the seeds are a source of food for quail.
General Product Information:
Item Number: CHAFAS01
Species Type: Native
Erosion Control & Revegetation, Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Uplands & Meadows, Wildlife Habitat & Food Plots, Woodland Openings
Classification: Herbaceous Annual Legume
Habitat: Riverbanks, sandy soils, clearings, roadsides.
Bloom Period: June to September
Flower Color: Yellow
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 2.9 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 14 in
pH: 5.5 – 7.5
Pollinator Value: High
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
Approximate seeds per lb: 65,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 4.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine