Texas Gardening forum: Partridge Pea

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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Region: Gulf Coast Charter ATP Member I helped beta test the first seed swap I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Horntoad
Jul 11, 2010 11:40 AM CST
Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge pea, Sleepingplant, Sensitive plant
Annual
http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=CHFA2
Larvel host for Orange Sulpher and Sleepy Orange Butterflies.


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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Region: Gulf Coast Charter ATP Member I helped beta test the first seed swap I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Horntoad
Jul 11, 2010 11:43 AM CST
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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Region: Gulf Coast Charter ATP Member I helped beta test the first seed swap I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier Tip Photographer Garden Sages Garden Ideas: Master Level Hibiscus
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Horntoad
Jul 11, 2010 11:49 AM CST
Wild plant.

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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Region: Gulf Coast Charter ATP Member I helped beta test the first seed swap I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Horntoad
Jul 11, 2010 11:52 AM CST
This one is in my garden.

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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Jul 11, 2010 2:57 PM CST
Definitely pretty enough for the garden!

Here's one with a seed pod, photo taken last October.

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May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day --Native American Proverb

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