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Lindheimer Senna, Velvet Leaf Senna
Scientific Name: Senna lindheimeriana (Scheele) Irwin & Barneby
Synonym: Cassia lindheimeriana, Earleocassia lindheimeriana
Family: Fabaceae
Lindheimer Senna, Velvet Leaf Senna (Senna  lindheimeriana) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 8-10

Frost Tolerance: Top will resist a frost in the 20's (down to 7C), at a lower temperature, the top might be killed, but the shrub will regrow

Heat Tolerance: Water every 2 weeks in summer in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: USA (Texas, New Mexico, Arizona), Mexico (Chihuahua, Tamaulipas)

Growth Habits: Evergreen shrub, up to 3 to 6 feet tall (90-180 cm), 2 feet wide (60 cm); pubescent stems; pinnate leaves, 4 to 8 pairs of leaflets, 1 to 2 inches long (2.5-5 cm), 0.4 to 0.8 inch wide (1-2 cm), pubescent underside, making them appear like silvery velvet

Watering Needs: Infrequent watering when established

Propagation: Seeds

Poisonous to cattle.

Blooming Habits:
Yellow flowers in summer and fall, from June to November.

Fruiting Habits:

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