Senna lindheimeriana (Lindheimer's Senna)

$ 11.98

Size

Comment: Dormant

Also known as Velvet Leaf Senna, Velvet-leaf Wild Sensitive-plant.

Lindheimer Senna is an erect, bushy perennial with yellow blooms. It grows in sun or part shade, in shallow limestone soil, on hillsides or dry, rocky fields. Its leaves are gray, thick and have a velvety texture. It is effective in a wildflower garden as either a specimen, or background plant. Birds and other wildlife eat the seeds.

 

AT A GLANCE

Texas native Yes
Water use Low
Sun exposure Part sun to part shade
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Summer, fall
Mature height 3-6 ft
Mature spread 3-4 ft
Attracts Birds, butterflies
Host plant Sleepy Orange butterfly, Sulphur butterflies.
Notes Bumble bee friendly.

 

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 Present in state
 Present in county and native
 Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state         
 Not present in state
 Present and rare, native in county
 Previously present, now extinct
 Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)