Taxon  Report   7530 
Senna obtusifolia  (L.) H. S. Irwin & Barneby
Blunt leafed senna,  Java bean
Senna obtusifolia
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Senna obtusifolia, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Senna obtusifolia
© 2010 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Senna
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Cassia obtusifolia
PLANTS: Cassia tora
PLANTS: Emelista tora sensu
PLANTS: Emelista tora
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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: Apr 22, 2018).

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