Connecticut Plants
Wild Senna (American Senna)
Senna hebecarpa (Fern.) Irwin & Barneby

Wild senna is rare in Connecticut, and it is classified as a species of special concern by the state.

  • Synonyms: Cassia hebecarpa
  • Family: pea (Fabaceae)
  • Habitat: thickets, moist open woods, disturbed areas
  • Height: 3-6 feet
  • Flower size: 3/4 inch across
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: July to August
  • Origin: native
Senna hebecarpa (Fern.) Irwin & Barneby
Senna hebecarpa (Fern.) Irwin & Barneby