PlantsSenna→Sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Senna obtusifolia Accepted
Senna tora var. obtusifolia Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 18" - 24"
Plant Spread: 18"
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous

Senna obtusifoliais a Host Plant for several species of Sulphur B

Plant Events from our members
flaflwrgrl On August 1, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
Native to FL & my county. For sulphur butterflies - host?
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Found lots of these growing in my yard by suepatrick5 Aug 8, 2021 3:40 PM 8
noid by drdawg Oct 3, 2020 5:23 PM 6
6 leaf plant with spikes by vic Aug 30, 2020 12:19 AM 5
What is this? by dthor68 Aug 28, 2020 4:53 PM 5
Volunteer, aggressive self-seeder, here when I moved in by kylaluaz Jul 21, 2020 4:29 PM 4
2020 Butterflies, Moths and larva by gardenfish Jan 11, 2021 4:57 PM 1,197
Senna bicapsularis? by scvirginia Jul 3, 2020 4:02 PM 8
Help! Coffee plant? Houseplant? Grown from seeds from China... by l5832691 Aug 25, 2018 5:36 PM 3
What is this Peanut poser? by IJsbrandtGA Oct 13, 2017 12:58 AM 3
Groundcover ID by EvergreenMike Apr 7, 2017 8:07 PM 11

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