Chamaecrista nictitans, NC Ecotype
Sensitive Pea, NC Ecotype
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
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Uplands & Meadows
Classification: Herbaceous Annual Legume
Characteristics: A flowering legume with a taproot.
Habitat: Fields, roadsides, waste places, pine savannas, 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
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 5.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine