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Partridge Pea

Page history last edited by Cleistikow 6 years, 7 months ago

common name:Partridge Pea

other name:Prairie Senna,Golden Cassia

scientific name:Characteristic Fascicle

plant name:Fabaceae (bean)


Seed size:1 mm

Large Photo of Chamaecrista nictitans



Seedling size:10 cm tall

 Partridge Pea Seedling


Leaf size:50 cm









Root size:10-20 cm














Juvenile size: 20-30 cm



Habitat: sachet soils and light, sandy soil native to Minnesota,Ontario,Mats clat wood land

Bloom period : July through September 

Threats: Changing conditions ,drouths farming ,lighting, fire too much water

characteristic:flower color-yellow,toxicity-slight,presipitation-14 to 45,lowest temp- -3,bulb-none,berry,nut,etc.-none.fire Torrance- none,time it takes to grow-20 years to grow,seed color-black

interesting facts:the leaf has up to 20 leaflets on it which are sensitive when you touch them. The partridge pea has no scent.This flower stays bloomed till first frost. Partridge pea is used for bird feed but is poisonous is to cattle. During the fall pods develop that are instantly green, but later become hairless and dark brown. It was often used for ornanental to describe a wide array of small wild peas consumed by Bob White Quail and a tonic for endurance. It has 10 reddish stems. The yellow flowers              






where the partridge pea grows

Native range for Partridge Pea

www.nababutterfly.com/partridge pea.html



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Comments (13)

karcrooks said

at 9:14 am on Jan 17, 2014

if you look at the names i change them all to blue so if matches it the web site ok with you if not tell your problem and tell how you want to change it.

karcrooks said

at 9:28 am on Jan 17, 2014

will you put tthe seedling size

Cleistikow said

at 9:55 am on Jan 17, 2014

Do we put the size on all of them?

karcrooks said

at 7:08 pm on Jan 21, 2014

yes is that ok

Cleistikow said

at 10:06 am on Jan 17, 2014

put in root size.

karcrooks said

at 7:23 pm on Jan 21, 2014

what is the thing above the flower picture, is it a wed site if it is put " http:// www." in front of it to make it a wed site if it does not word tell me and i will help you. do you have any ideas for a change to are wed site.

mwinter said

at 7:47 am on Jan 29, 2014

No i do see eny changes that needs be different

Cleistikow said

at 9:19 am on Jan 22, 2014

do I add on to the states? I don't have that fact though.

Cleistikow said

at 9:20 am on Jan 22, 2014

can you put in the states

Cleistikow said

at 9:27 am on Jan 22, 2014

I'll put a new fact on and you can finish your old one

Cleistikow said

at 9:43 am on Jan 22, 2014

add on my fact

Cleistikow said

at 9:34 am on Jan 29, 2014

do you want me to find ow many remain?

Cleistikow said

at 9:46 am on Jan 30, 2014

are we done?

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