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Senna covesii

Desert Senna, daisillo, hojasen

Senna covesii
Senna covesii
Senna covesii
Senna covesii

Life form2, 3: forb, perennial
Habitat: roadsides, disturbed areas, washes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: pinnate
leaf shape3: oval or elliptic
leaf surface3: canescent
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: yellow
Flowering period2: April to Oct.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Fabaceae (bean family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Leguminosae (pea family)
Synonym(s)1: Cassia covesii
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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