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sensitive partridge pea
Chamaecrista nictitans
Chamaecrista nictitans
sensitive partridge pea Pea Family
Chamaecrista nictitans Fabaceae
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English common names
  •sensitive partridge pea
  •partridge pea
accepted scientific name
  •Chamaecrista nictitans (L.) Moench
rules for finding collection records
  •Cassia nictitans (0)
  •Chamaecrista nictitans (129)
family name
Image Author: ©2008 John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.2 to 0.6 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed 2nd week of August thru 3rd week of May

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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