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Chamaecrista fasciculata
Partridge Pea

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 food source for quail.

General Product Information:

Item Number: CHAFAS07
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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
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


Shade: Shade
Drought: Moderate
Salt: No

Seed Information:

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.



Price: $7.70/lb

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