Senna species

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Scientific Name Senna lindheimeriana USDA PLANTS Symbol
SELI4
Common Name Velvet-leaf Senna ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
505159
Family Fabaceae (Pea) Texas A&M Reference
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Description Bushy perennial, 3 to 6 feet high; compound leaves with 4 to 8 pairs of oval, sometimes pointed, leaflets covered with soft hairs; yellow, 1-1/2 inch flowers borne in terminal spike-like racemes, with 5 oval petals crimped at the edges. Description excerpt from www.wildflowers.org. Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Senna pilosior USDA PLANTS Symbol
SEPI3
Common Name Trans-Pecos Senna ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
505169
Family Fabaceae (Pea) SEINet Reference
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Description In the US, found only in Big Bend, desert habitat, gravelly soil; low-growing perennial, less than one-foot tall; compound leaves with oblong, nearly round, hairy leaflets, up to one-inch long; drooping yellow five-petal flowers. Descr. excerpt from “Little Big Bend,” Roy Morey. Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Senna roemeriana USDA PLANTS Symbol
SERO8
Common Name Two-leaf Senna ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
505174
Family Fabaceae (Pea) SEINet Reference
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Description Hill Country rangeland, open areas; erect perennial up two feet tall; 1-1/2 inch long leaflets in pairs; showy yellow flower head about one inch across. Texas Status
Native

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