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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Tennessee Wildflower????????????

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Sis

September 27, 2001
9:59 PM

Post #14503

While on vacation last week managed to get some seeds from our son's pasture' I don't have a pic but its leaves are like a little mimosa and has bright yellow flowers' Hope someone can help me' TIA,Sis'
Ginge
Lebanon, MO

September 27, 2001
10:03 PM

Post #135523

Do they fold up when touched ? Gin
Georgiaredclay
lagrange, GA
(Zone 7a)

September 27, 2001
10:09 PM

Post #135527

Sis I think the photo I posted under help is the same flower. Check it out. Jim
Sis

September 27, 2001
10:09 PM

Post #135528

Nope Ginge,that's the first test I tried,lol'
Sis

September 27, 2001
11:57 PM

Post #135553

Sorry but it's not the same Jim. The plant I took seeds from has very small leaves like the mimosa and are separated by the stem,like every leaf segment has about 1 inch of stem between. It's a sprawly plant also with a center stem in the middle with the leaves. Appreciate the input' Sis'
Ivey
Lyles, TN

September 28, 2001
7:02 PM

Post #135979

Sis: Is it about 3 ft tall? Do the flowers form very long "bean" like pods?
Sis

September 28, 2001
8:36 PM

Post #136015

Well Ivey,these plants were under 2ft. but the pods were like beans,yes'
luvublooms

September 29, 2001
3:30 AM

Post #136239

Sis ,I have seen this sm. plant at my sil's.It is so pretty and sure looks like mimosa leaves.It closes up at dusk,like the mimosa.No clue on the name or where it came from.
Sis

September 29, 2001
3:37 AM

Post #136243

Thanks everyone for the input' I did bring home some pods with seeds but they weren't brown yet. Gonna let them dry good and maybe get one plant,all I need' Then if any wants some seed,I'll be happy to share. I've been looking through several weed links and haven't found it either' Perhaps some of you have neighbors there in Tn. that may know the name??? Thanks so much,Sis'
Wendy

(Zone 9a)

September 29, 2001
3:42 PM

Post #136434

Hi Sis,
Could they possibly be Cassia fasciculata (Partridge pea) as seen at the sites below?
http://www.hort.net/gallery/view/fab/casfa/
http://deepcnet.usi.edu/biology/twinswamps/Cassia_fasciculata.htm
Sis

September 29, 2001
6:03 PM

Post #136495

YIPPEEE,THANKS WENDY'' THAT BE THE ONE''' Now hope I get one to grow,lol'''Sis' You just made my day'''

Larkie

Larkie
Camilla, GA
(Zone 8a)

September 29, 2001
7:56 PM

Post #136546

It may be ok in your zone SIS, but here in south GA, they are a nightmare.. LOL..You cannot get rid of them..
Larkie
Sis

October 2, 2001
3:56 AM

Post #137785

Update,wasn't my day at all' Still tired from vacation and did some laundry today. Between bringing in plants,posting here,watering etc.,big setback.

After ya'll helped me with this id,I'm sorry. I should have put this "tip" into our new "Trading Primer" DON'T PUT SEEDS IN YOUR POCKET WHILE HARVESTING AND FORGET THEM"

LIVE AND LEARN,DON'T WASH YOUR SEEDS IN THE MAYTAG,LOL'
Georgiaredclay
lagrange, GA
(Zone 7a)

October 2, 2001
12:41 PM

Post #137869

Sis that is the same plant that I posted. Mine is the partridge pea. Mine is about 5 feet high now and has the yellow flower that is the link that Wendy posted. Jim

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