Chamaecrista nictitans, NC Ecotype
Sensitive Pea, NC Ecotype

A tap-rooted legume; can help to increase nitrogen availability in some soils; the fruit and seeds can irritate the digestive tract of livestock; the seeds provide food for quail, doves and turkey; attracts parasitoid wasps that control plant-eating insects.

General Product Information:

Item Number: CHANIC04
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual Legume
Habitat: Fields, roadsides, clearings, near rivers, woodlands.
Bloom Period: June to October
Flower Color: Yellow
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 1.6 Ft
Pollinator Value: High

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Midwest: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU


Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 206,570
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 3.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $72.00/lb

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