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Wild Senna (Cassia hebecarpa (Senna hebecarpa)) - Wildflowers

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Wild Senna
Cassia hebecarpa (Senna hebecarpa)

Flowers and leaves of Wild Senna
Flowers and leaves of Wild Senna

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
3 - 6 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
5 - 9 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Michigan
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Yellow
 
Bloom Season
July - August
 

Features

Yllow, pea-type flowers followed by flat pods; compound leaves with up to 10 pairs of leaflets.

Culture

Full sun; moist, well drained soils.

Notes

Found in moist, open woods. Difficult to transplant due to a taproot.