about two feet tall, unbranched
Frequent throughout bluegrass prairie, especially in poor soil and along margins of trail (disturbed areas).
Chamaecrista fasciculata (Partridge Pea) is a species of legume native to most of the eastern United States. It is an annual which grows to approximately 0.5 meters tall. It has bright yellow flowers from early summer until first frost, with flowers through the entire flowering season if rainfall is sufficient.