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Cassia fasciculata

Partridge Pea

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Cassia fasciculata (Partridge Pea)

A showy annual legume with beautiful featherlike leaves and bright yellow flowers all summer. The fruit is a small flat pod that is an excellent food source for quail and many other birds. Grows well on poor ground.

Additional Information:


Height
24-40 Inches

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Spread
-18 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Yellow

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Foxglove Beard Tongue (Penstemon digitalis), Rattlesnake Master (Eryngium yuccifolium), Eastern Blazing Star (Liatris scariosa), Compass Plant (Silphium laciniatum)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

UPL

Nature Attracting

Songbird

Season of Interest

Mid (May-June)
Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture

Average

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Food/Birds