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Collection Details

Species: Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene

Fabaceae Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene
Tiana F. Rehman , Bob O'Kennon, Keri Barfield, Kim Norton, Brooke Byerley, Will Godwin, Steve Holm 395

Collection Date: 27 June 2011
Determined By: T. Rehman
Determination Date: 27 June 2011
Institution: unknown


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Franklin County

Locality Description: West End Preserve (Franklin County Historical Association). About 10 miles south of Mt. Vernon, on the east side of Hwy 37. Northeast of marsh area.

DD Latitude: 33.0307

DD Longitude: -95.26

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m


Habitat Description: Sandy clearing at top of hill in full sun.

Soil Description: Carrizo sands.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Erect, unbranched herb with deep yellow axillary flowers. Red-maroon staining at base of some of the petals. Leaflets are folded together along the rachis. Growing with Polygonella americana, Polanisia erosa ssp. erosa, Paronychia drummondii and Commelina erecta. Common.

Min. Height: 0.3 m

Other Data

Research Site: West End Preserve, Franklin County Historical Association

Project: Flora of Franklin County, Texas