Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Maryland Wild Senna
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_senna_marilandica_10
Inflorescence a few-flowered axillary raceme or terminal paniculate cluster, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
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The petiolar gland is usually broadest at or below the middle, per Weakley's Flora.
COMPARE pinnately compound leaves of forbs
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_senna_marilandica_12c
Similar to S. hebecarpa, but with fewer flowers, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_senna_marilandica_4
Flowers not obviously pea-like, petals open to expose the stamens, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.