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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Senna||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Senna multiglandulosa (Jacq.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby
Habit: Shrub, small tree, unarmed, leafy, densely hairy. Leaf: stipules 3.5--7 mm, lanceolate, ephemeral; leaflets 12--16, generally not overlapped, opposite, short-stalked, 25--45 mm, oblong to narrowly elliptic, abaxially more densely hairy, paler. Inflorescence: axillary raceme, 5--15-flowered; bracts falling before flowers open. Flower: petals +- flat, longest 12--19 mm, obovate. Fruit: indehiscent, 8--12 cm, oblong, +- inflated. Seed: many.
Ecology: Disturbed areas; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo, SnFrB; Distribution Outside California: native to Mexico, Guatemala, South America. Flowering Time: May--Jun Note: Often planted along highways.
Synonyms: Cassia tomentosa L. f.
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Elizabeth McClintock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Senna marilandica
Next taxon: Sesbania
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Elizabeth McClintock 2016. Senna multiglandulosa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=76991, accessed on February 11, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 11, 2016.