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Published In: Handbuch zur Erkennung der nutzbarsten und am häufigsten vorkommenden Gewächse 2: 140. 1829. (Handbuch) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 11/2/2016)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/15/2017)
GROWTH: Lifespan: Annual, Perennial
Life form: Herbaceous, Shrub
Human edible: Fruits, Leaves, Seeds
Details: Economic use: Seeds used by Kiowa to make a beverage (Moerman 1998). Seeds used in China to make a tea substitute (Hu, 2005 [as Cassia occidentalis]). Young leaves and fruits eaten (Badhwar 2011).
TOXICITY: Toxicity: Animal, Animal - lab
Toxic parts: Forage with seeds, Leaves, Seeds
Details: Toxicity: Among the species of Senna most frequently reported to cause toxicity in grazing animals; experimental feeding of seeds causes myopathy in a variety of animals (Burrows & Tyrl 2001, Wagstaff 2008).





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