Wild Senna (Senna hebecarpa)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas, Roadsides, Thickets

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: Yellow

Attributes: Drought tolerant, Clay soil tolerant

Height: 90-120 cm (35-47 in)


Wild Senna is a striking plant while in bloom with bright yellow petals and chocolate brown stamens. This species is very rare in Ontario, where it occurs in Chatham Kent, Lambton and Essex counties, in moist meadows, prairies and savannas.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Wildflowers website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

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