Wild Senna (Senna hebecarpa)
A showy bloomer with attractive foliage. Extra floral nectaries attract some insects that are generally not attracted to flowers. Generally supports itself well, but may need staking in open conditions and fertile soil.
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic
Soil Type: Loam, Sandy Loam, Rocky Loam
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul-Aug
Root Type: Taproot
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, ants, beetles, and flies. Hosts the cloudless sulphur butterfly, and moths such as the black witch and common tan weave. Seeds are occasionally eaten by game birds. Rarely browsed by mammals.