Cassia fasciculata (Chamaecrista fasciculata)
This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Partridge pea
- Annuals, Poisonous Plants, Wildflowers
- Branched, annual herb; leaves alternate, pinnately divided, with a conspicuous saucer-shaped gland at the base of the leaf stalk; leaflets of 5-20 pairs; stipules persistent, striated; flowers yellow, 5-parted; fruit a flat pod
- USA, NC
- Roadsides and disturbed fields
- Poison Part:
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Diarrhea after ingestion of many seeds
- Toxic Principle:
- TOXIC ONLY IF LARGE QUANTITIES EATEN.
- Found in:
- Forest or natural area in open woods and woodland borders; weedy in disturbed areas along roadsides; landscape as native, herbaceous or woody ornamental flowering shrub
NCCES plant id: 995