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Senna marilandica (Cassia marilandica)

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Common Name:  Maryland Senna

Full sun, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, most soils except clay, strongly acid to neutral pH.  3-6 ft. height, blooms in summer, yellow flowers, moderate re-seeder.

Germination Code: C(10), H, I

Native Region: Statewide

Shrubby legume with showy flowers and fruit.  Tolerates heat and humidity.  Attracts bees and birds.  Good turkey food.

Maryland Senna - Senna marilandica (Cassia marilandica) 2
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/
Maryland Senna - Senna marilandica (Cassia marilandica) 3
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/