Maryland Senna

 Seeds

Historical Use: The Cherokee tribe was reported to take infusions for cramps, as a strong laxative, for fever and heart trouble as well as create poultices from roots used for sores.  The Iroquois also used infusions of S. marilandica to treat tape worms and as a blood remedy

Special Notes: Species within the genus Senna are important host plants for many species of Sulphur Butterflies

  • Seeds/gram: 60
  • Lot #: 56
  • Eco-Region: 251
  • Origin: Kansas
  • Latin Name: Senna marilandica
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 2-4
  • Stratification: 10 days cold most stratification required; Scarification required
  • Bloom Time: Late June-August
  • Duration: Perennial