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Senna marilandica is often confused with:
Senna hebecarpa Cassia hebercarpa
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Prunus x blireiana Form
Rhamnus cathartica Rhamnus cathartica
Sambucus nigra Sambucus nigra 'Variegata'

Senna marilandica

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Cassia marilandica
Phonetic Spelling
SEN-nuh mar-i-LAND-ih-ka
Description

 

Flower:

Yellow flowers, summer to fall; unequal distribution of petals; long, drooping stamens

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Senna
    Species:
    marilandica
    Family:
    Fabaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Northern America
    Dimensions:
    Height: 4 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Rounded
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a, 10b, 10a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Yellow flowers, summer to fall; unequal distribution of petals; long, drooping stamens
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No