Blooming partridge pea

Quail like this:


Chamaecrista fasciculata, showy partridge pea, planted as part of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) that includes along with longleaf pine trees some Native Warm Season Grasses (NWSG) and partridge pea.

Little bluestem, partridge pea, and longleaf:

With big bluestem and longleaf

Pictures by John S. Quarterman, Lowndes County, Georgia, 26 May 2010.