Photo Credits: 2005 Gene Wagner, RPh. | 2011 Dylan Neubauer | 2002 Robert Potts California Academy of Sciences

USDA Zones: 6-10
Sunset Zones: 10-13
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full,Part
Water: Low
Soil: Well-drained
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: No
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Shrub
Size: 2 ft wide x 2 ft high
Form: Shrub - Oval
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Season: Summer
Foliage Color: Grey
Foliage Texture: Medium
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: No
Special: Pollinators

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Desert senna grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.