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Digital Herbaria

Senna lindheimeriana

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)

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Specimen & Label Data

Senna lindheimeriana

Lindheimer Senna


Location: W side of ditch, 45 m S of wooden bridge--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Bexar
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

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