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Taxon: Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene

Genus: Chamaecrista
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Caesalpinioideae tribe: Cassieae subtribe: Cassiinae. Also placed in: Caesalpiniaceae
Nomen number: 100081
Place of publication: Pittonia 3:242. 1897
Name verified on: 18-Feb-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 38 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • golden cassia   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • partridge-pea   (Source: F Mich ) – English
  • prairie-senna   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • sensitive-pea   (Source: Websters Dict [as Cassia fasciculata]) – English
  • showy partridge-pea   (Source: Leg ErWild ) – English
  • tidal-marsh partridge-pea   (Source: F Carol Virg Georg ) – English   [Chamaecrista fasciculata var. macrosperma]

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control   (for roadsides and recreational areas fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 1999)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter   (for roadsides and recreational areas fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 1999)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (to livestock fide Kingsbury, as Cassia fasciculata)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Graham, E. H. 1941. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412.
  • Irwin, H. S. & R. C. Barneby. 1982. The American Cassiinae: a synoptical revision of Leguminosae tribe Cassieae subtribe Cassiinae in the New World. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35:802.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. [= Cassia chamaecrista L.].
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora. [= Cassia chamaecrista L.].
  • Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary. [= Cassia fasciculata].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images or nodulation data:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?100081 (01 October 2014)

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