Daily Archives: August 13, 2012

Appreciating Partridge Pea

Yesterday I photographed one of my favorite prairie flowers, partridge pea, Cassia fasciculata. It’s a quirky little plant–an annual where most successful plants are perennial.  It has extrafloral nectaries that attract ants and all manner of other insects.  Its flowers … Continue reading


Posted in butterflies, Cassia fasciculata, little yellow, plants | Tagged , , | 1 Comment