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Chamaecrista flexuosa var. texana

Chamaecrista flexuosa (L.) Greene var. texana (Buckley) Irwin & Barneby

Texas Sensitive Pea

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Cassia texana


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Pinnate
Fruit Type: Legume

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct



Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-11-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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