Desert Senna

 

 

Senna covesii

 

Fabaceae

 

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Form: Perennial
Seasonality
: Semi-evergreen

Size: 18 inches high by 18 inches wide
Leaves
: Light green oval appearing in pairs
Flowers
: Bright yellow, five petals
Fruit
: Seed pods
Stems/Trunks
: Woody and rangy
Range/Origin
: Southwestern U.S., Mexico
Hardiness
: USDA 9-11

Comments: No thorns,

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun

         Water: Low

         Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Seed, cuttings

         Maintenance: Moderate, needs regular pruning, some litter

 

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