Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Senna marilandica (L.) Link image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Emmet J. Judziewicz

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Hugh H. Iltis
Family Caesalpiniaceae
Senna marilandica (L.) Link
Maryland senna, southern wild senna
Senna: from the Arabic name Sana
marilandica: of Maryland
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect, perennial forb 40"-80" tall
Flower: yellow, 5-parted, 3/4"-1 1/4" wide, petals slightly unequal, buds nodding; inflorescence several clusters (racemes) from the leaf axils
Fruit:pod with seeds about 2 times as wide as long; seeds plump, almost 2 times as long as wide
Leaf:pinnately-divided into usually 4-8 pairs of leaflets
Habitat: moist; open woods, streambanks

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Cassia marilandica L.
Cassia medsgeri Shafer
Ditremexa marilandica (L.) Britton & Rose
Ditremexa medsgeri (Shafer) Britton & Rose

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