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Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Candlestick plant

Senna alata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Senna alata has been found in the following 14 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Not Native, Naturalized
Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Oleta River State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tradewinds Park & Stables Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Tops Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Senna alata has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Senna alata has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Coastal Berm
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland

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Senna alata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Senna alata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Senna alata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr