Senna lindheimeriana (Scheele) Irwin & Barneby
Lindheimer's senna, Velvet leaf senna, Velvetleaf senna, Velvet-leaf wild sensitive-plant, Puppy-dog ears
Fabaceae (Pea Family)USDA Symbol: SELI4
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: W side of ditch, 45 m S of wooden bridge--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Damp ditch bank, sometimes flooded. Half shade. Alkaline, alluvial soil. Single plant, only one seen in the community.
Description: Erect perennial, 2 m tall, with 1+ velvety-pubescent stems from deep woody root. Leaves spirally arranged. Leaflets: 5-8 pairs, oblong-elliptic, acute/obtuse, mucronate, basally asymetric, 2.5-5 cm long x 1-2 cm wide. Glands between each pair of leaflets. Flowers in racemes equaling the leaves, from upper axils, papillonaceous, light yellow. Fruit linear, compressed, curved.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Sep 29, 1988
Specimen number: 359
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0566
Accession Date: Nov 17, 1993
Accession Number: 43 Annotations: SCFXB