Partridge pea, Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene, is a herbaceous annual legume that inhabits prairies, open fields, or cut-overs throughout the eastern half of the United States (USDA-NRCS).
Partridge pea is dependent on pollen transfer and this is primarily accomplished by bees (Robertson, 1890; Thorp and Estes, 1975).
(Fabales: Fabaceae), partridge pea
, Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene (Fabales: Fabaceae), rattlepods, Crotalaria spectabilis L.
It is also the time to luxuriate in the colorful wildflower bouquets of chicory, pearly everlasting, cow parsnip, boneset, campion, pickerel weed, blue vervain, water lily, bull thistle, wood lily, meadow sweet, pokeweed, partridge pea
, tansy, Indian pipes -- and one of the most beautiful of all -- purple loosestrife.
Through the patches of lespedeza and partridge pea
lining the old fire lane, the hunter could hear antlers crashing together.
It contains a mix of Big Bluestem, Switchgrass, Indian Grass, Virginia Wild Rye, Partridge Pea
, New England Aster, and Maximillian Sunflower seeds.
The objective of this study was to determine if vermicompost enhances growth of big blue stem (Andropogon gerardii Vitman) and partridge pea
[Chamaecrista fasiculate (L.) Moench] in biodiesel contaminated soil.
Seed pods of phasey bean, partridge pea
, cowpea, and soybean were harvested just prior to maturity since they exhibited the tendency to dehisce (shatter) when mature and, in the case of the phasey bean, had indeterminate flowering.
Kim Parkman and Jule bought a 75-acre family homestead that Kim said has "grown to broom grass, partridge peas
and beggar's lice [a legume often called sticktight]."
Illinois bundle flower, butterfly milkweed, compass grass, and partridge peas
nestle in another 20-acre plot.