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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

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).

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Native

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Critically Imperiled

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. We consider this native and extant in the lower Keys.

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Senna ligustrina has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
Sugarloaf Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native




Senna ligustrina has been reported for the following 3 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
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