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Taxon: Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene

 
Genus: Chamaecrista
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Cassieae
Subtribe: Cassiinae
Nomen number: 100081
Place of publication: Pittonia 3:242. 1897 "fascicularis"
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15254057
Name Verified on: 18-Feb-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 58 (47 active, 34 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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) - English
  • showy partridge-pea  (Source: Leg ErWild) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (for roadsides and recreational areas) shade/shelter (for roadsides and recreational areas)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (to livestock, as Cassia fasciculata)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan (s.), New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota (s.), Missouri, Oklahoma, South Dakota (s.e.), Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (e.), Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators
  2. Graham, E. H. 1941. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412.
  3. 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.
  4. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  6. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. Note: = Cassia chamaecrista L.
  7. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora. Note: = Cassia chamaecrista L.
  8. Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  9. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Fabaceae&GenusID=Chamaecrista&SpeciesID=fasciculata target='_blank'
  10. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary. Note: = Cassia fasciculata

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 & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=100081. Accessed 21 November 2019.