Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby
Family - Fabaceae
Stems - No info yet.
Leaves - No info yet.
Inflorescence - No info yet.
Flowers - No info yet.
Flowering - July - September.
Habitat - Sandy alluvial soil, rocky open ground along streams, roadsides, open and waste ground.
Origin - Native to tropical America.
Other info. - This introduced and weedy species can be found in a handful of scattered Missouri counties. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its big leaflets, big yellow flowers, and sickle-shaped (falcate) fruits.
Photographs taken off Moores Mill Road, Auburn, AL., 8-18-04 and 8-26-04.