Desert Senna

Senna covesii

Flowers: J F M A M J J A S O N D
Status: Native
Origin: Southwest U.S. into northern Mexico
Family: Fabaceae
Size: 2′
Sun: Full to part
Watering: Low
Growth Rate: Moderate
Soil: Tolerant
Temperature: Hardy to 25 F
Disease and Pests:
Uses: Host for the Sleepy orange,  Cloudless Sulphur and other sulphurs. Birds eat the seeds. Nectar plant.
Notes: Booms best in full sun. Reseeds in the landscape


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