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Chamaecrista nictitans (Linnaeus) Moench var. nictitans . Series: Chamaecrista. Common Sensitive-plant. Phen: Jun-Oct; Jul-Nov. Hab: Forests, woodlands, disturbed areas, pine savannas, and a wide variety of other habitats. Dist: C. nictitans is widely distributed in e. North America, and (depending on the scope of what is included in it) south into South America. Var. nictitans ranges throughout se. United States, north to MA, NY, OH, and KA.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, Fl3, NY, Va, WH3, Isely (1998); = Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans; = Chamaecrista nictitans (L.) Moench ssp. nictitans var. nictitans – K1, K3, K4, NE, SE3, Irwin & Barneby (1982); < Cassia nictitans L. – GrPl, RAB, W, Isely (1975), Robertson & Lee (1976); > Cassia nictitans L. var. hebecarpa Fernald – F, G; > Cassia nictitans L. var. leiocarpa Fernald – F; > Cassia nictitans L. var. nictitans – F, G, Tx; < Chamaechrista nictitans – Il, misspelling; > Chamaecrista multipinnata Pollard – S; < Chamaecrista nictitans (L.) Moench – C, Mi, NcTx, Pa, Tn; > Chamaecrista procumbens (L.) Greene – S

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