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Chamaecrista fasciculata, PA Ecotype (Partridge Pea, PA Ecotype) bloom
Chamaecrista fasciculata, PA Ecotype (Partridge Pea, PA Ecotype) whole plant/field shotChamaecrista fasciculata, PA Ecotype (Partridge Pea, PA Ecotype) seed

Chamaecrista fasciculata, PA Ecotype
Partridge Pea, PA Ecotype

Readily re-seeds in disturbed upland sites; foliage is nutritious but can be poisonous and should be considered potentially dangerous to cattle; fruit and seeds can irritate the digestive tract of livestock; seeds are a source of food for quail.

General Product Information:

Item Number: CHAFAS01
Species Type: Native
Product Categories:
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual Legume
Characteristics: Bunch-type.
Habitat: Riverbanks, sandy flats, railroad cinders, roadsides.
Bloom Period: July 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
Midwest: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU

Tolerances:

Shade: Shade
Drought: Moderate
Salt: No

Seed Information:

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 10.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine

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Price: $6.60/lb


This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes


Northeast Solar Pollinator 3′ Mix

VA Solar Pollinator 4′ Mix

VA Solar Pollinator 2′ Mix

VA Solar Pollinator 3′ Mix

VA Solar Pollinator Buffer Mix

Northeast Solar Pollinator 4′ Mix

Northeast Solar Pollinator Buffer Mix

Multi-functional Native Pasture Mix

Partially Shaded Area Roadside Mix

Multi-Purpose/Multi-Year Wildlife Food & Shelter Mix

Biodiverse Polyculture Mix for Biomass Production & Wildlife Habitat

PA Coastal Plain Province Riparian Mix

PA Coastal Plain Province UPL Meadow Mix

PA Piedmont Province Riparian Mix

PA Piedmont Province UPL Meadow Mix

PA New England Province Riparian Mix

MD Coastal Plain UPL Meadow Mix

MD Lower Midland UPL Meadow Mix

MD Upper Midland Riparian Mix

MD Mountain UPL Meadow Mix

MD Upper Midland UPL Meadow Mix

VA Southern Piedmont Riparian Mix

Deer Resistant Meadow Mix

NC Mountains Riparian Mix

Rain Garden Mix

Native Steep Slope Mix w/Annual Ryegrass

Riparian Buffer Mix

Eastern Native Habitat & CREP Mix

Virginia Gentleman’s Mix

Maryland Upland Mix

Annual & Perennial Wildlife Food Plot Mix

Plateau Tolerant Wildflower & Grass Mix

Plateau Tolerant Wildflower Mix

Low-Growing Wildflower & Grass Mix

Showy Northeast Native Wildflower & Grass Mix

Showy Northeast Native Wildflower Mix

Midwest Forbs Mix

Right-of-Way Native Woods Mix w/Annual Ryegrass

Seasonally Flooded Wildlife Food Mix

Mesic to Dry Native Pollinator Mix w/o Grasses

Native Upland Wildlife Forage & Cover Meadow Mix

Ernst Native Habitat for Strip Mines Mix

Ernst Native Biomass Mix for Strip Mines & Gas Production Sites

Mesic to Dry Native Pollinator Mix

MD Lower Midland Riparian Mix

VA Northern Coastal Plain UPL Meadow Mix

PA New England Province UPL Meadow Mix

Fall Multi-Purpose/Multi-Year Wildlife Food & Shelter Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province Riparian Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province UPL Meadow Mix

VA Southern Coastal Plain Riparian Mix

VA Northern Ridge & Valley Riparian Mix

VA Southern Coastal Plain UPL Meadow Mix

VA Outer Coastal Plain UPL Meadow Mix

VA Southern Blue Ridge UPL Meadow Mix

VA Northern Piedmont UPL Meadow Mix

VA Cumberland Plateau UPL Meadow Mix

VA Northern Ridge & Valley UPL Meadow Mix

Native Steep Slope Mix w/Grain Rye

Native Steep Slope Mix w/Grain Oats



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