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Sonoran Desert Plants - Senna covesii (Desert Senna, daisillo, hojasen)
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Sonoran Desert Plants
Senna covesii (Desert Senna, daisillo, hojasen)

Ajo Peak at Night

 

 Senna covesii

 Senna covesii

 Senna covesii

 Senna covesii

Habitat: roadsides, disturbed areas, washes
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: alternate pinnate canescent
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: April to Oct.
Spines: spineless
Family: Fabaceae (bean family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: a flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 14. Eudicots: Fabaceae - legume family. Phytoneuron 2015-58: 1-83. Published 20 Oct 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 70 (13.1 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Senna covesii (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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