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Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans (Partridge pea)
Stone, Robert L.

Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans

Chamaecrista nictitans (L.) Moench ssp. nictitans

Partridge pea, Sensitive partridge pea

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CHNIN

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Oblong
Leaf Margin: Entire
Fruit Type: Legume
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , HI , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV

Mr. Smarty Plants says

Native ground cover to replace grass in Florida.
February 04, 2008
Where can I find a list of ground covers to replace my grass. I live in the south of Ocala Florida.
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Additional resources

USDA: Find Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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