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Senna ligustrina (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby
Privet senna, Privet wild sensitive plant

Senna ligustrina
Copyright by: Susan Stocker
In habitat, Collier County, Florida, 2012

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida, the West Indies and Central America (Panama).

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Senna ligustrina has been found in the following 40 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Arch Creek Addition Present
Arch Creek Park Present Native
Big and Little George Hammocks Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Boystown Pineland Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Cape Romano - Ten Thousand Islands Aquatic Preserve Present Native
Castellow Hammock parcel 28 Present Native
Castellow Hammock parcel 33 Present Native
Castellow Hammock Park Present Native
Chernoff Hammock Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Fuchs Hammock Preserve Present Native
Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Kendalwood Present Native
Loveland Hammock Present Native
Lucille Hammock Present Native
Meissner Hammock Present Native
Mound Key Archaeological State Park Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland #23 Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Natural Area Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Secret Woods Nature Center Present Native
Silver Palm Groves Present Native
Silver Palm Hammock Present Native
Sugarloaf Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
West Lake Park/Anne Kolb Nature Center Present Native

Senna ligustrina has been found in the following 9 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Senna ligustrina has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland
Rockland Hammock

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Senna ligustrina
Copyright by: Susan Stocker
In habitat, Collier County, Florida, 2012
Senna ligustrina
Copyright by: Susan Stocker
In habitat, Collier County, Florida, 2012
Senna ligustrina
Copyright by: Susan Stocker
In habitat, Collier County, Florida, 2012
Senna ligustrina
Copyright by: George D. Gann