Beautiful Yellow Wildflower ID in MS

cpurserAugust 7, 2006

I've searched and searched, and I can't ID this wildflower. Any help greatly appreciated.

http://chadpurser.blogspot.com/2006/08/yellow-wildflower.html

Thanks,

Chad

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penserosa(z6 NJ)

You could post at the "name that plant" forum; I'm sure someone there will know.

    Bookmark   August 7, 2006 at 2:48PM
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cpurser

I'm a newbie, I didn't know it existed. Thanks for being nice :-)

-Chad

    Bookmark   August 7, 2006 at 3:37PM
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razorback33(z7)

It's a member of the Pea Family(Fabiacea) and appears to be the Showy Rattlebox, Crotalaria spectabilis (an introduced species). Without a photo of the leaves and lower stem, which are usually purplish in color. can't be sure. Check the photos on the link and see if that is it.
Rb

Here is a link that might be useful: Crotalaria spectabilis

    Bookmark   August 8, 2006 at 11:04AM
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