|Senna marilandica full of fruit approximately 100' from the Eno River|
Plants are stout, herbaceous perennials, to 6' or so tall in our area. In late summer they produce some of the brightest blossoms around, both at the top and axils of the main stem.
|Maryland Senna, full bloom|
(Durham County, 8/19/2014)
|Extrafloral nectaries (EFN) are the dark tick-shaped objects shown above;|
the one to the upper left is being visited by a black ant
(Granville County, NC 8/01/12)
|Maryland Senna EFN with ant visitor (Durham County, 08/20/14)|