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*Senna alata (Linnaeus) Roxburgh. Emperor's Candlesticks, Candlestick Senna, Ringworm Senna. Phen: Sep-Nov. Hab: Disturbed areas. Dist: Native of tropical America. Planted and slightly naturalized from s. AL and FL west to OK and TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Neotropics

Synonymy: = FNA11.1, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, SE3, WH3, Irwin & Barneby (1982), Isely (1998); = Cassia alata L. – Tx, Isely (1975)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU

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