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Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

Field Guide Overview

Dominant Flora of the Ground Cover in Pine Forests of the Apalachicola National Forest

Genus/Species Seymeria cassioides Common Name Black Senna
Family SCHROPHULIACEAE Acronym BLSE
Description

Herbaceous plant with square, reddish stem (late in the year), leaves opposite, narrowly divided into thread-like segments; flowers small, yellow, solitary arising from stalks, Sept.-Oct.; highly branched, reaches 60 cm.