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Senna marilandicaSenna marilandicaSenna marilandica (Cassia marilandica)

Maryland wild senna, southern wild senna

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES, USFWS BES

Characteristics

Height: 3-6.5'
Flowers: Jul.-Aug.; yellow
Fruit: pod

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 4-7
Soil type: Loamy Sandy

Habitat

dry roadsides, thickets, open woods

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Songbird *

Notes

pods important food for upland gamebirds



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/331.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004