Taxon  Report   7527    
Senna covesii  (A. Gray) H. S. Irwin & Barneby
Coves' cassia,  Coves's cassia
Senna covesii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Arizona, Baja California.
also called Cassia covesii
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Senna
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTS: Cassia covesii
More information about  Senna covesii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 06, 2019).