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Senna marilandica

Maryland Senna

A large herbaceous perennial with bright green compound leaves. Yellow five-petalled flowers in upright racemes bloom in midsummer, followed by 3” seed pods in late fall. Prefers sunny, dry, well- drained open sites. Native to Southeast United States. 3-6’ x 3-4’

©Thomas G. Barnes. Barnes, T.G. & S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky

Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln, NE. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.

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