Common in disturbed open areas.
Yellow flower, peapod seedpod, ferny leaves
Fabaceae family: Chamaecrista fasciculata
Observed on University of Florida Natural Area Teaching Lab upland pine nature trail behind Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL
Elmer W Oliver Nature Park. Nature and technology/iNat hike
Sorry Sam I don't recall any of the names of the plants we observed
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.