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Senna  pumilio (A.Gray) Irwin & Barneby  trib. Cassieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Senna  pumilio (A.Gray) Irwin & Barneby  trib. Cassieae
SynonymsCassia pumilio A.Gray (basionym)
 Tharpia pumilio (A.Gray) Britton & Rose
Territory South-Central U.S.A.MexicoMexico NortheastTexas
dry, rocky slopes
Description sparsely pubescent, leaflets 2 pairs, linear, 3-4cm, stipules acute, linear, membranous, persistent, flowers solitary, axillary, long pedicellate, pod oblong, 1-2cm
Size8-15cm
Colorblue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographySmall, J.K. (1933) Manual of the Southeastern Flora
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