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Senna armata (S. Watson) Irwin & Barneby
Fabaceae (Pea Family)
Synonym(s): Cassia armata
USDA Symbol: SEAR8
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Yellow to salmon-red.
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , NV
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Bumble Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
Web ReferenceWebref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Senna armata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Senna armata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Senna armata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-12-15
Research By: TWC Staff