Taxon  Report   7527 
Senna covesii  (A. Gray) H. Irwin & Barneby
Coves' cassia,  Coves's cassia
Senna covesii
© 2010 Steve Matson
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Senna covesii
© 2010 James M. Andre
Senna covesii
© 2012 James M. Andre
Senna covesii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and Arizona, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Senna covesii
© 2014 Keir Morse
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Senna
Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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CNPS + PLANTS: Cassia covesii
More information about  Senna covesii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2018).

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