Wild Senna - Senna hebecarpa
This native, long-lived perennial is found in the eastern third of the United States. It is excellent for native gardens and meadows as well as conservation plantings. Plants grow up to six feet tall and produce yellow flowers in summer, which attract butterflies, bumble bees and other native bees. Seeds are eaten by some game birds such as quail and turkey. Plants prefer damp, fertile soils but will tolerate drier sites.
Zones: 1 through 10
Height: Up to 3-6 ft.
Flower Color: Yellow
Plant Type: Perennial
Light Requirement: Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time: Summer
Seeds per Packet: 20 +/-
Seeds per Pound: 24,000
Is this wildflower invasive: No
Is this wildflower endangered: No
Is this wildflower edible: No
Is this wildflower medicinal: No