Wild Senna

 Seeds

Historical Uses: The Cherokee tribe was reported to take infusion of root for cramps and heart trouble.  The infusions were also given to children as a laxative by the Cherokee and Iroquois.

  • Seeds/gram: 246
  • Lot #: 314
  • Eco-Region: 251
  • Origin: Seneca-Cayuga Nation
  • Latin Name: Senna hebecarpa
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 3-4
  • Stratification: 10 days cold most stratification required
  • Bloom Time: July-August
  • Duration: Perennial