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Cassia fasciculata

Common Name(s):
Partridge pea, Senna
Category:
Wildflowers
Season:
Summer, fall
Height:
.5-3 ft.
Foliage:
Pinnately divided into 10-15 pairs of small leaflets which fold together when touched
Flower:
1-1.5 in. flowers with 5 bright yellow petals; reddish-purple spots at the base; 4 of the 10 stamens have yellow anthers and 6 have purple ones
Site:
Average soil; sun; open thickets, meadows, roadsides
Life Cycle:
Annual

NCCES plant id: 2513

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