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Senna occidentalis
Senna occidentalis
ʻauʻaukoʻi Pea Family
Senna occidentalis Fabaceae
common names
  coffee senna
accepted scientific name
  Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
rules for finding collection records
  Senna occidentalis (81)
  Cassia occidentalis (1)
family name
  • Fabaceae
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Category: Wildflowers, Shrubs
Flowers: Four petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.8 to 1.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed All Year
Not native. Naturalized.

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
where plant found
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Accepted Scientific Name

Senna occidentalis   (L.) Link   (TSN: 505166, Index: 722)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Family Names